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botanical name:
Cotoneaster congestus
Cotoneaster congestus © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pyrenees Cotoneaster
synonyms:  Cotoneaster pyrenaicus, Cotoneaster microphyllus var. glacialis
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.70m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Dwarf evergreen, prostrate shrub. Slowly creeping to form small dense mounds of tiny leaves, mid to blueish green. Small pinkish-white flowers in spring and sparse red fruits.

cultivation:
Any well drained soil in sun or part shade. Very undemanding, drought tolerant when established.

usage:
Appropriate for use in rock gardens.

other notes:
pronounced: kot-on-ee-ASS-ter kon-JES-tus

Listed as potentially invasive in the UK (Wildlife and Countryside Act, Schedule 9)

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