Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Repens'
20 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
Cotoneaster 'Repens' Overview
This evergreen shrub has a dense prostrate habit making it a useful plant for banks and slopes. It provides all year round interest as it produces small white flowers in summer which develop into bright red glossy fruit in autumn which can stay on the bush into winter.
Common problems with Cotoneaster 'Repens'
Can also be attacked by cotoneaster webber moths.
How to harvest Cotoneaster 'Repens'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Cotoneaster 'Repens'
Take semi hardwood cuttings in summer.
Special features of Cotoneaster 'Repens'
Ideal for banks and slopes
Attracts useful insects
The flowers are a good source of nectar for flying insects. While the dense foliage provides cover.