- Flower nameRock cotoneaster
- Scientific nameCotoneaster horizontalis
- Aliasコトネアスター, ロックコトネアスター, Cotoneaster, rock cotoneaster, 紅紫檀, コトネアスター・ホリゾンタリス, benistan
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringBonsai
- Flowering seasonMay, June
What is Rock cotoneaster
Rock cotoneaster (scientific name:Cotoneaster horizontalis) is a semievergreen shrub of theRosaceae family native to cotoneaster in Chinese Western hilly areas. It becomes evergreen in the warm place and becomes the deciduous tree in the cold region. Flowers and fruit with Firethorn are similar, but rock cotoneaster leaves are small and low height. The scientific name is C. as shown in horizantalis branches spread horizontally. Because they spread out next to the branch, often used in bonsai. Leaves entire, no spines on the branch. Out the sweet SAP from the tree, grab the suction consolidation animals such as bees.Blooms in early summer white-small 5 petaled flower, autumn-winter red small fruits give the Bell.
General name: Rock cotoneaster , Scientific name:Cotoneaster horizontalis , Other name: Cotoneaster, Rock cotoneaster, Benistan, Origin: China environment: mountain zone living type: semi-evergreen shrubs, height: 100 cm, branches: branches spread horizontally in the thorns without the leaf color: green, leaf shape: wide oval, leaves of: 2 column palmately lobed leaf margin: entire rim, Stipule: Yes, radial symmetry, Inflorescence size: compound umbels, flowering period: May-June, flower color: white, flower diameter:0.5~0.6cm, petals number: five, Chin: 5, number of stamens: 10-, pistil: 1, fruit diameter:0.5~1cm, fruit shape: spherical, fruit color: red, white, and fruiting period: 11--next year February, seeds: fruit in flat, yellowish seeds two, ago use: bonsai, potted plants, ground cover, rock garden, hedges, remarks: early Showa era to Japan was introduced.