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common name: Bearberry Cotoneaster
synonyms: Cotoneaster humifusus
shrub, evergreen, ground-cover
growth rate: medium
growth habit: prostrate
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
main season: All Year
full sun, part shade, shade
dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Prostrate evergreen, good ground cover with long stems that hug the ground closely. Small white flowers are followed by red berries.
Any soil in sun or part shade. Very tolerant.
From seed, by semi-ripe cuttings or layering.
Plants sold under this species name are often the cultivar Cotoneaster dammeri 'Major'.