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Tatarian Dogwood Cornus alba 'Byboughen' NEON BURST

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KOR-nus AL-ba
Description

Neon Burst Tatarian Dogwood is a compact shrub that grows 4-5 feet tall and wide. The leaves are bright yellow to chartreuse and resist scorching in the summer sun. The small flowers appear in terminal clusters in mid-spring. Fall color is showy in shades of red, purple or yellow and the stems turn red during winter. It has an erect and rounded compact form. The plant will spread by rhizomes to form thickets so remove suckers if this is not desired. 

Plant in moist, fertile well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Use as a hedge, in groups and to provide winter interest. It can also be planted in a naturalized area and allowed to spread.

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#sun#deciduous#fall color#partial shade#white flowers#deciduous shrub#yellow leaves#winter interest#foundation planting#red stems#borders#naturalized area
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#sun#deciduous#fall color#partial shade#white flowers#deciduous shrub#yellow leaves#winter interest#foundation planting#red stems#borders#naturalized area
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cornus
    Species:
    alba
    Family:
    Cornaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Rounded
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    2a, 2b, 3b, 3a, 4b, 4a, 5b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7b, 7a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Blue
    White
    Fruit Type:
    Drupe
    Fruit Description:
    White drupes mature to bluish
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Cyme
    Insignificant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    Small white flowers in terminal clusters in spring are not particularly ornamental
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Elliptical
    Ovate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Oval leaves with long pointed tips are yellow to chartreuse. Fall color is showy in reds, purple or yellow
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    Red stems in winter
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Lawn
    Naturalized Area
    Landscape Theme:
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Foundation Planting
    Small groups