ID this plant?
January 26, 2013 1:54 AM   Subscribe

Asking for a friend; please help ID this particular bit of shrubbery.
posted by MansRiot to Home & Garden (5 answers total)
Maybe a Japanese Barberry? Here's another picture that shows its shape when it's a bit more unruly.
posted by Madamina at 2:19 AM on January 26, 2013

I don't think it's a Barberry. Looking at the close up of the foliage, it looks more like a Box-leaf Euonymous.
posted by PlantGoddess at 4:45 AM on January 26, 2013

Neat looking plant! It looks like a well trained cotoneaster species, maybe Cotoneaster adpressus.
posted by release the hardwoods! at 5:09 AM on January 26, 2013

I was also going to guess Cotoneaster. Has it produced any berries?
posted by jquinby at 6:38 AM on January 26, 2013

Also thinking Cotoneaster. For years I pronounced it incorrectly cotton-easter.
posted by humboldt32 at 11:24 AM on January 26, 2013

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