Tom Thumb Cotoneaster is a tiny shrub that is low-growing and compact. It has dainty, dark green leaves that turn red or orange in the fall. It grows to 1 foot tall and 2 feet wide, sometimes spreading wider. This shrub works well as a groundcover or in tiny gardens. It prefers full sun to part shade and will tolerate a wide variety of soils.
It is drought tolerant once established. It does not have any serious pest or disease problems.