Cotoneaster Horizontalis Variegata

 

Cotoneaster Horizontalis Variegata, Variegated Rockspray Cotoneaster. Spreading moderate growing semi-evergreen shrub with branches forming a herringbone pattern. Glossy, dark green leaves margined cream white. Pink-tinged white flowers are followed by bright red round fruit. Ideal for ground cover or border. Max Height 3 ft., Spread 4 ft.

 

 

Plant in most well drained soil types. Full Sun, Hardy.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.