Avian visitors gobble beautyberry, cotoneaster
, pyracantha, toyon, and viburnum, among others.
RED ALERT: Cotoneaster
horizontalis FRESH: Euonymus fortunei NATURE'S RESERVE: Ground cover gives shelter and food PURPLE REIGN: Pernettya also known as Wintertime and Prickly Heath
like moderately fertile, well-drained soil in a sunny spot.
and berberis both need little introduction and again rank right up there among our most hardy garden shrubs.
Webber caterpillars are the larval stages of the Hawthorn Webber moth.
ONE of the most common, yet most desirable, garden plants is the all-season shrub cotoneaster
If the birds could choose, they'd go for cotoneaster
, hawthorn, holly, honeysuckle, ivy, June berry, rowan, spindle, cor nfl ower, evening primrose, dogwood, crab apple, firethorn, forget-menot, honesty, sunflower and teasel.
Warmer summers, wetter winters and more frequent and harsher storms could combine to wipe out scores of plants, including echinacea and the white cotoneaster
Other dioecious (those which have sexes on different plants and therefore require a male to pollinate the fruit-bearing female) include Hippophae rhamnoides, Aucuba japonica and Vibrunum davidii, while trees and shrubs that bear ornamental fruit without needing two plants include Arbutus unedo, crataegus, malus, sorbus, pyracantha, cotoneaster
, euonymus and berberis.
A IT is a cotoneaster
, which has small dark green leaves and red berries in the winter.
For berries: cotoneaster
, holly, pyracantha, and roses that have attractive hips.
horizontalis, the Rock Spray cotoneaster
and the Willowleaf Cotoneaster
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simonsii is not used as much as it should be and yet it can form an excellent 2 metre (6') high garden hedge, only needing pruning once in late summer to remove excessive annual growth and expose the scarlet berries for ripening.
For a low-down effect try cotoneaster