Cotoneaster lacteus

This plant attracts the following butterflies:

Red Admiral

A memorable image of 2003:

Red Admiral on Cotoneaster lacteus

Red Admiral on Cotoneaster lacteus, 28 June 2003


This plant was growing against the back fence when I moved here in 2000. It was hidden by other shrubs which I've since removed. This bush began to thrive when given space and is about 2m high and probably over 2m wide now.

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Plant Type: Evergreen shrub

Flowers in June-July
Clusters of red berries follow flowers

Height: 3.05m (10ft) or more

This page last updated April 29, 2004