A more compact habit, increased leaf luster plus copious coral red fruit distinguish this winsome mostly evergreen AGM recipient from Cotoneaster dammeri, a central and southern Chinese native. Boasting easy-care, year-round appeal, the attractive interlacing mass of stiff slender branches premieres diminutive 5-petaled sparkling white flowers with purple anthers plus colorful late summer and early winter fruit amid petite, leathery deep green foliage that tinges purple in cold weather. Undaunted by deer, poor soil, dry conditions and erosion, but woeful if the weather’s too hot, long-lived ‘Coral Beauty’ crafts a low-lying woody ground cover for rock gardens, foundations, walls or embankments.
Size: 6" – 12" high x 4' 0" – 6' 0" wide.
Hardy to zone 5.