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Botanical name: Cotoneaster atropurpureus 'Variegatus'
Other names: Variegated purple-flowered cotoneaster, Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Variegatus'
Variety or cultivar: 'Variegatus' _ 'Variegatus' is a small, deciduous shrub with horizontally spreading branches. It has small, mid-green leaves edged with cream which turn red tinged and pink in autumn. It bears small, dark-red, flowers in summer and red berries in autumn.
Cotoneaster atropurpureus 'Variegatus' is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-red in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green, Cream in Spring; Mid-green, Cream in Summer; Flushed red, Pink in Autumn
Fruit: Red in Autumn
Habit: Dense, Prostrate, Spreading
Toxicity: Fruit can cause stomach upset if eaten.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific diseases: Fireblight
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Cotoneaster atropurpureus 'Variegatus' (Variegated purple-flowered cotoneaster) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.9m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Grow in full sun. Can survive dry conditions.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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