Birds Love This Hedge
Hedge Cotoneaster, 'Cotoneaster lucidus', is an upright shrub that withstands pruning well. It makes an excellent hedge because of its height and clean, glossy foliage. It will mature to 8'-10' high with a spread of 4'-5'. It can be pruned to any size and shape.
The dark green foliage turns yellow to red in the fall.
The small pink flowers in spring attract butterflies. The flowers are followed by red berry which matures to a blue black in late summer. The birds love them.
It likes full sun and prefers a moist, well-drained soil, but it can tolerate dryness;. It is wind toleran. It also tolerates alkaline soil and is somewhat tolerant of salt.
Hedge Contoneaster's excellent dense screen is good for hedges, bank covers, groupings, and wildlife habitat or shelterbelt filler.
* Large Green Shrub
* White Flowers Followed by Black Berries
* Attracts Wildlife
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Cotoneaster lucidus|
|Mature Height||8 - 10 feet|
|Mature Spread||1 - 4 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|