- Common Name(s):
- Dogwood, Stellar hybrids
- Stardust, Stellar Pink, Celestial, Ruth Ellen, Constellation, Aurora, Hyperion, Saturn
Results of crosses made between Cornus florida and Cornus kousa; highly resistant to dogwood borers
- 15-30 ft.
- Blooms in April just as, Cornus florida, blooms fade; bracts are about the same size as those of C. florida but are produced in greater abundance covering newly emerged leaves
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
- Horizontal branching; habit is wider than tall with branches low to the ground and a uniform spread all the way up
- 15-20 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 2-4 in. opposite, simple, dark green leaf; reddish-purple to scarlet fall color
NCCES plant id: 1964