You can keep birds happy this autumn by planting berry-bearing cotoneasters
, holly, firethorn and skimmia or with natives such as crab apples, hawthorn and rowan in a dedicated wildlife patch.
The plant I used for this job is Cotoneaster
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
Owczarek et al., "Phenolic profile and antioxidant potential of leaves from selected Cotoneaster
Purpose: The study was performed to evaluate the biological and chemical profile of two extracts (methanol (T-Me; F-Me) and water (T-W; F-W)) from two parts (twigs and fruits) of Cotoneaster
El genero Cotoneaster
es ampliamente usado en jardineria debido a su elegante porte y a la belleza de sus flores y frutos.
Tom recommends most clematis species and hydrangea petiolaris, which prefers east-facing walls, as well as flowering cotoneaster
sp and pyracantha sp.
Or, if you want berries, both pyracantha and cotoneaster
will give you masses of small white flowers beloved by insects, which are then followed by berries.
Mae coed fel y griafolen, y gollen, afalau ac afalau surion bach yn rhoi lliw i'r ardd a bwyd i'r adar, yn ogystal llwyni fel cotoneaster
sy'n denu adar fel y socan eira, y coch dan adain a'r telor penddu.
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A contributor to the Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs notes that the 1971 book describes 101 species of Cotoneaster
, while this volume includes some 400.
Plant choices such as cotoneaster
and American elder emphasize suitability as bird food, habitat, or nesting sites.
menziesii 7b Garry oak Quercus garryana 8 arbutus Arbutus menziesii 8 western flowering dogwood Cornus nuttallii 8 Monkey-puzzle Araucaria araucana Zone hardiness of some indicator shrubs 0 northern Labrador-tea Ledum decumbens 1 Saskatoon serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia 1 hedge cotoneaster Cotoneaster
lucidus 1 silver buffalo-berry Shepherdia argentea la Labrador-tea Ledum groenlandicum 2 Siberian pea-tree Caragana arborescens 2 Siberian dogwood Cornus alba `Sibirica' 2 European cotoneaster Cotoneaster
integerrima 2 silverberry Elaeagnus commutata 2b common juniper Juniperus communis var.
Some might feel that pyracantha and cotoneaster
are the somewhat dreary additions to the average suburban garden, but pyracantha's common name, firethorn, is apt when you think of the mass of berries it produces in a variety of colours.
Rothschildianus, this is a great semi-evergreen that makes a small tree and is covered in large clusters of luminous yellow fruits every autumn.