Cotoneaster watereri ‘Cornubia’
(= C. frigidus ‘Cornubia’ )
Habit: Impressive large shrub, sometimes tree, 3-5 (7) m tall, 3-4 m wide; stem vertically upright, twigs reaching out far, usually arching, fast-growing.
Flowers: Large, white corymbs, June, plentiful.
Fruits: Large, bright red in countless syncarpy, from September on, twigs sometimes pulled to the ground by the weight of the fruit, the most beautiful Cotoneaster fruit shrub.
Leaves: Semi-evergreen, rarely evergreen; large, leathery, pointedly elliptical, pale green with red mid-vein; bronze in winter.
Demands: Tolerant of heat, sensitive to frost, only splendid in temperate or protected areas.
Note: See C. watereri.
Hardiness: Zone 7a