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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Light Pink
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Green
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Dark Green
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Average
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Winter
  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Summer Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Rock Gardens
  • Understory Planting
  • Groundcover
  • Accent Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Cotoneaster is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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LITTLE DIPPER™ COTONEASTER

Cotoneaster procumbens 'Gerald'

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Buy Little Dipper™ Cotoneaster online. Little Dipper™ Cotoneaster is an easy solution to covering large areas of bare ground quickly, inexpensively, and, most important, beautifully. This sprawling shrub is a galaxy of tiny white, five-petaled flowers in spring, which give way to cheery red fruits through summer. Finely textured foliage makes it a restful visual presence in the landscape. It's also a good choice for cascading over retaining walls and high bed edges.

Mature Height:

6-12 Inches

Mature Spread:

4-5 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Cotoneaster

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 9428

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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 10179

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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