Best Cotoneaster For Ground Cover

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Best Cotoneaster For Ground Cover. Cotoneaster which has the botanical name of Cotoneaster pannosa is an evergreen shrub but behaves more like a ground cover because it spreads outward in a zig-zag pattern. Pink summer blossoms are followed by small red berries in fall.

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With this bush rejuvenation takes about 2-3 years. A very low growing variety whose stems root in place making it a fabulous shrub not only for its ground covering qualities but a very useful shrub for stabilising banks of soil is Cotoneaster Dammeri where it can spread up to 25 metres in time with its prostrate growth habit providing a fantastic evergreen mat of up to around 50cm height. Overall cranberry cotoneaster is more popular than the creeping.

Rockspray Cotoneaster is the best ground cover for slopes full sun because its roots will help to stabilize the ground on the slope thanks to its roots that contact with the soil.

Small rounded dark green leaves give an almost lacy look to its branches. Cotoneasters range from border shrubs or small trees to wall shrubs with some even used as ground cover to suppress weeds. For hedges the most appropriate variety is C. Rockspray Cotoneaster is the best ground cover for slopes full sun because its roots will help to stabilize the ground on the slope thanks to its roots that contact with the soil.