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botanical name:
Cotoneaster dammeri
Cotoneaster dammeri © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Bearberry Cotoneaster
synonyms:  Cotoneaster humifusus
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Prostrate evergreen, good ground cover with long stems that hug the ground closely. Small white flowers are followed by red berries.

cultivation:
Any soil in sun or part shade. Very tolerant.

propagation:
From seed, by semi-ripe cuttings or layering.

other notes:
Plants sold under this species name are often the cultivar Cotoneaster dammeri 'Major'.

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