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Cornus hybrids

Common Name(s):
Dogwood, Stellar hybrids
Cultivar(s):
Stardust, Stellar Pink, Celestial, Ruth Ellen, Constellation, Aurora, Hyperion, Saturn
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Results of crosses made between Cornus florida and Cornus kousa; highly resistant to dogwood borers

Height:
15-30 ft.
Flower:
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
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Horizontal branching; habit is wider than tall with branches low to the ground and a uniform spread all the way up
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
2-4 in. opposite, simple, dark green leaf; reddish-purple to scarlet fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1964

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