Cotoneaster Coral Beauty

Gallon – $5.97   3 Gallon – $10.00

Coral Beauty Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster Coral Beauty is an evergreen shrub that grows to about knee high then flows horizontally on the ground.   It is a great plant to use on the  edge of raised beds or on hillsides as a ground cover.  Once established it is drought tolerant and likes full sun. but also tolerate part shade.    The bloom in the spring with a profusion of small white flowers.   Wintertime they get ornamental red berries that birds love.  Leaves are shiny green on long trailing  branches.  It is hardy to temperature -20 degrees making it hardy to zone 5.The Spring blooms attract butterflies and hummingbirds with the winter berries for the birds.  Cotoneaster is considered to be pest free.

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