Scarlet Leader Cotoneaster

Scarlet Leader Cotoneaster

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Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Scarlet Leader'

Scarlet Leader is a ground-cover cotoneaster.      In the Autumn and through the Winter the foliage will turn burgundy.

In the spring white flowers will appear followed by red berries in the fall and winter. Same plant as 'Repens', just a lower growing variety.

* Seldom Damaged by Deer *

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Photo courtesy of our growing friends at Flowerwood Nursery in Loxley, AL

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Shrub or Ground-cover
Foliage Type Evergreen
Height 1' - 2'
Spread 4' - 6'
Shape Spreading Ground-cover
Primary Foliage Color Dark Green
Seasonal Foliage Color Burgundy
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Berries Red
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Preferences Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences Average: Ensure Planting Area Provides Adequate Drainage
Cold Hardiness Zone 6 to 9