Scientific Name: Cotoneaster lacteus
Common Name: Parney cotoneaster
Family Name: Rosaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 1.3 - 2.0m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Dense, Spreading
Form: Round, Weeping
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Screening, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Lustrous, Rugose, Tomentose, Elliptic, Obovate, Entire
Flowers: Corymb, White, May-Jun
Fruit: Pome, Red, Jan-Feb-Aug-Sep-Oct-Dec, (Persistent)
Key ID Features:
Large, upright, arching, evergreen shrub; new wood is red; large (for a cotoneaster), alternate, obovate to elliptic stipulate leaves with prominent veins; dark green above, white and tomentose below.