Prostrate Rock Cotoneaster - Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Perpusillus'

A low spreading groundcover with a thick branching habit. Small glossy green foliage in summer turns a brilliant red in the fall. Small white flowers in spring are followed by red berries throughout the winter. Great for borders or cascading down slopes.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Mass Planting
Trailing
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
48-60"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Fall Colour
Rabbit Resistant
Growth Habits: 
Ground Cover
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
Average: 2.8 (6 votes)

Prefers moist well drained soil. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary but can be cutback heavily every few years to rejuvenate. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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