A vigorous, prostrate evergreen shrub spreading to 2m, with small, rounded shiny leaves and small white flowers in early summer, followed by bright red berries. Cotoneaster dammeri is a dense, semi-evergreen, compact grower that produces brilliant red berries and is easy to grow. It works well as a ground cover, as a foundation plant, as edging in front of beds or borders, in rock gardens and cascading over banks and retaining walls. Branches root when they contact soil.
Sun Exposure: prefers full sun but will tolerate light shade
Soil type: clay, sand,
Soil PH: acidic or neutral
Soil Moisture: average to dry (well drained) drought tolerant when established but occasional watering helps set fruit.
Care level: Easy
Flower color: white followed by bright red berries in fall.
Bloom time: late spring
Foliage Color: deep green
Uses and Characteristics: Ground Cover, Foundation, Edging, alpine and rock, on slopes and rock walls, Attracts Bees and birds,, fall interest
Flower head size: medium
Height: 20-30 cm (8-12 inches)
Spread: 1.83 m (6 feet’)Growth Rate: medium
Cotoneaster Dammeri, Bearberry, Zones 5-8
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