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COTONEASTER horizontalis 'Variegatus'

Commonly known as Rock cotoneaster, Variegated herring-bone cotoneaster

Silver variegated form
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Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020 - These plants are not available until September/October 2019
£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2020
  • Deciduous - white-margined leaves to 1cm (½in) long turn pink and red in autumn.
  • Red
  • Height - 45cm (18in)
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil - branches form a herringbone pattern. Less vigorous than 'horizontalis'.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - wildlife plant - insects, birds.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, woolly aphids, scale insects, webber moth caterpillars, fireblight, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - western China
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver variegated -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 8
    Suitable for: Wall trained shrubs and less vigorous climbers.
    Action: For climbers 'spur prune' by cutting back 3-4 buds of the permanent framework. For wall trained shrubs cut back flowered shoots to within 2-4 buds of permanent framework.
    When: Annually after flowers if on previous year's growth, or in late Winter or Spring if on current year's growth.

    RHS group 12 & 13
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - will tolerate a dry position when established.
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
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Cotoneaster - Growing Guide

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