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Waterer's Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster x watereri

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Rosales
Family:
Rosaceae (Rose)
Type:
Semi-evergreen shrub
Maximum Size:
8 metres tall
Habitats:
Gardens, parkland, towns, wasteland, woodland.

Flower:
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White, 5 petals
 
Many showy, large and white, flat-topped clusters of flowers. Up to 50 flowers per cluster.
Fruit:
The flowers turn into shiny berries, most often red but are sometimes orange, purple or black. Each berry is up to 9mm across.
Leaves:
Waterer's Cotoneaster can be deciduous, evergreen or semi-evergreen. Simple, entire, narrow, elliptical, dark green, veined leaves reaching 10cm in length.
Frequency (UK):
Common  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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