are a group of broad shrubs, spreading much wider than their height.
One of the plants at risk of being smothered by cotoneaster
is yellow whitlowgrass.
5 metres long, is not the work of spiders, but that of cotoneaster
Ornamental crab apples (like those we have at Erddig), rowans, cotoneaster
and pyracantha, along with other berrying trees and shrubs, are great for extending the year and giving more colour.
group will support themselves or, at the most, drape themselves over the wall or fence.
lacteus makes a superb hedge and provides a spectacular show of crimson berries against its evergreen foliage.
horizontalis, thefishbone cotoneaster
, so- called because of its flat, fish bone -shaped overlapping branches.
Maybe I should just bypass the rowans, and plant a few cotoneasters
for their cheerful scarlet berries.
BERRYING plants always look good during the winter months and we should never overlook some of the more obvious subjects such as Cotoneasters
For foliage and berries: Japanese barberry, nandina, and some deciduous cotoneasters
The best thing about them is that usually they do not occur again on the same plant in the same garden, although I have seen one or two smaller infestation on cotoneasters
elsewhere in Huddersfield since John and Jackie contacted the Examiner.
The Chinese cotoneasters
in the arboretum are alive with masses of bees.
like moderately fertile, well-drained soil in a sunny spot.
If you want low-growing evergreens, there are several excellent ground-hugging cotoneasters
, including C.
Look in any garden centre or nursery at the moment and you will see an array of berries in all colours bright and beautiful, from the deep reds of the holly to the wonderful orange-berried cotoneasters
and everything in between.