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common name: Pyrenees Cotoneaster
synonyms: Cotoneaster pyrenaicus, Cotoneaster microphyllus var. glacialis
shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: slow
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
main season: All Year
full sun, part shade
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
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.
Any well drained soil in sun or part shade. Very undemanding, drought tolerant when established.
Appropriate for use in rock gardens.
pronounced: kot-on-ee-ASS-ter kon-JES-tus
Listed as potentially invasive in the UK (Wildlife and Countryside Act, Schedule 9)