Diels Cotoneaster – Cotoneaster dielsiana

Diels Cotoneaster – Cotoneaster dielsiana
Family Rosaceae – Rose Family; Fruit Trees

This cotoneaster is suitable for ornamental
specimen or groundcover plantings.

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Diels Cotoneaster specimen

18 years old at this photo [1]
Diels Cotoneaster, also called Chinese cotoneaster, is a low-spreading shrub with a distinct, delicate arching-branch habit. Suitable for specimen plantings, low groundcover or hedge. Like many of its relatives in the rose family, cotoneaster features white flowers and red fruit in the fall; prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade.

Diels Cotoneaster foliage

Adaptible to a wide variety of soil types, drought and pollution tolerant, this plant will thrive even near streets with salt aerosols. Not a particularly long-lived plant croaks at about 30 years.

Diels Cotoneaster leaflets

Leaflets demonstrate dense pubescence

  1. Diels Cotoneaster, Morton Arboretum accession 367-81-2 photos © Bruce Marlin
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Family Rosaceae – Rose Family; Fruit Trees
Containing Hawthorns, Apples, Pears, Cherries, Plums, Peach, Almond, Mountain-Ash and Whitebeam. Rosaceae is a large family of plants with about 3,000 species in ~100 genera. Crabapple and other fruit trees provide some of our most outstanding flowering ornamentals, as well as food for birds and other wildlife.
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