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Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Tom Thumb' /Tom Thumb Creeping Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Tom Thumb'   / Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Tom Thumb'
Mound of tightly arranged stems and foliage
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Mound of tightly arranged stems and foliage

Close-up of petite leaves tightly arranged along stems

Low spreading mound of fine texture foliage

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Scientific Name: Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Tom Thumb'
Common Name: Tom Thumb Creeping Cotoneaster
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Pink
Fruit present: Fall
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Comments: Has small, dark green leaves on closely branched, dense, mounding plants. Makes an excellent ground cover or small accent plant in rock gardens and other places where the plants can be enjoyed up close.