Cotoneaster microphyllus

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  • Common Name: Small-Leaved Cotoneaster
  • Plant Story:

    A small, evergreen, spreading shrub with tiny glossy green leaves and white flowers in spring and summer, followed by red berries – essential food for your garden wildlife. Excellent for ground cover and providing year round interest.

  • Type: Ground Cover Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Bloom Season:
  • Flower Color: White
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 5-7
  • Height: 2-3 ft
  • Spread: 6-8 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Woodland gardens, or hedge
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: YES
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Leaf spots, cankers, cotoneaster webworm, lace bugs, and mites
  • Form: Not available
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Avoid wet, poorly drained soils


Small-Leaved Cotoneaster - Additional Photos