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Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Scarlet Leader'

Scarlet Leader Cotoneaster

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  • Category:Shrub
  • Hardiness Zone:5-8
  • Height:6-12 in
  • Spread:6-8 ft

Prostrate branches are loader with long, thin, shiny, deep green foliage that add superb texture as a groundcover to any landscape. As weather cools in fall, stunning scarlet foliage color adds to this plant's appeal. Easy to grow groundcover shrub that is perfect for massing in the landscape. Outstanding fall foliage color. Adds a different texture to the landscape from other shrubby groundcovers.

Attributes
Border or Bed
Great Foliage
Naturalizing
Specimen
Foliage Color
Green
Purple
Red
Maintenance and Care
Mass Planting
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Habit
Ground Cover
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Cotoneaster salicifolius ''Scarlet Leader''

Thrives in full sun to partial shade. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Prune fro size controll in late spring after flush of new growth is complete.