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Cotoneaster franchetii

Cotoneaster

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Key information

Plant type

Evergreen shrub

Flower colour

White

Feature

Flowers, Fruit

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Howard Rice, copyright GAP Photos (56173)

Plant details

Hailing from Yunnan in China, this evergreen shrub produces masses of white flowers, suffused with red, during the summer. These are later followed by bright orange-red fruit. Like most cotoneasters, it has a tolerant nature and will do well in any well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Cotoneaster

Species: franchetii

Plant type: Evergreen shrub

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Dark green

Feature: Flowers, Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 300cm

Spread: 300cm


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