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Cotoneaster dammeri/Chinese Bearberry

Cotoneaster dammeri / Cotoneaster dammeri
A trailing or vining type growth made by this selection
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A trailing or vining type growth made by this selection

A fine textured plant that produces red berries

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Scientific Name: Cotoneaster dammeri
Common Name: Chinese Bearberry
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Plants for Xeriscapes
Plants that Attract Birds
Shrubs, Fruiting
Comments: One of the easiest cotoneasters to grow and its prostrate growth habit makes it an excellent ground cover. In addition, it is drought tolerant and the red fruit is eaten by birds. May be semi-evergreen in the upper limits of its range and its leaves turn purplish-red when grown where the winters are very cold.