A picture of a Cotoneaster 'Mooncreeper'

Cotoneaster 'Mooncreeper'

Cotoneaster dammeri 'Mooncreeper'

Also known as

Bearberry Cotoneaster 'Mooncreeper', Cotoneaster 'Moon Creeper'

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

1.5m

10cm

Min

1m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Cotoneaster 'Mooncreeper' Overview

This mat forming semi evergreen shrub produces spreading branches that creates a dense cover. In spring white flowers are produced which develop into red fruit and during winter the normally dark green leaves develop a bronze flush.

Common problems with Cotoneaster 'Mooncreeper'

Can be attacked by cotoneaster webber moths.

How to harvest Cotoneaster 'Mooncreeper'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Cotoneaster 'Mooncreeper'

Seed

Cuttings

Take semi hardwood cuttings in summer.

Special features of Cotoneaster 'Mooncreeper'

Ground cover

A low maintenance plant that can be used to cover slopes.

Attracts useful insects

The flowers are a good source of nectar for flying insects. While the dense foliage provides cover.

Winter colour