- Common Name(s):
- Kousa dogwood
- Milky Way, Milky Way Select, Gold Star, Wolf Eyes
Resistant to anthracnose
- 20-30 ft.
- 2-4 in. white tapered bracts; flowers appear before leaves; blooms about 2-3 weeks after C. florida; pinkish-red to red fruit in late summer
- Sun to partial shade; well-drained soil
- Vase shape in youth; rounded with horizontal branching with age
- 15-20 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 2-4 in. opposite, simple, dark green leaf; reddish-purple to scarlet fall color
NCCES plant id: 1965