February 4, 2023
Cotoneaster horizontalis

Cotoneaster horizontalis is also known as Wall Spray or Rock Spray or Wall Cotoneaster. It is a plant from the Rosaceae family of plants. A horizontally growing deciduous shrub. It has small rounded leaves and pink flowers that turn into berries in autumn. It is native to eastern Asia.

Grow Cotoneaster horizontalis in the sun. Plant it in moist but well-drained soil. It can tolerate the shade however you might be sacrificing the flowers and berries with no sun. In the UK, it is considered invasive, but you can find it in gardens. Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings. The flowers attract bees and berries attract birds.

Cotoneaster horizontalis
Cotoneaster horizontalis

You can train this plant to grow on the ground or a wall. Cotoneaster horizontalis is drought-resistant. It is rather easy to maintain. It usually flowers in May, June. It produces berries from September through November. This plant is toxic to pets and wildlife and humans. Watch out for Cotoneaster Webber Moth and Woolly Aphid and Fireblight. Otherwise, it is disease-free and pest-free.

Cotoneaster horizontalis
Cotoneaster horizontalis

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