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Milkflower Cotoneaster, Parney Cotoneaster
Scientific Name: Cotoneaster lacteus W.W. Smith
Family: Rosaceae
Milkflower Cotoneaster, Parney Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster  lacteus) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 4-24,29-31
USDA: 7-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Origin: China

Growth Habits: Evergreen or shortly deciduous low shrub, 8 to 12 feet tall and wide (2.4-3.6 m); dark green leaves, up to 2 inches long (5 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Semi-ripe cuttings in summer

Sometimes encountered as 'Cotoneaster parneyi'.

Milkflower Cotoneaster, Parney Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster  lacteus)

Cultural Practices:
Plant 18 to 24 inches (45-60 cm) apart when used for hedging. Clip after it has finished fruiting, in winter or mid-spring.

Blooming Habits:
Small white flowers in clusters, 2 to 3 inches wide (5-7.5 cm), in late spring or early summer, followed by showy red fruits, 0.6 inch wide (6 mm), that persist in winter.

Fruiting Habits:

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