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Cornus controversa - 'Variegata' (Variegated Dogwood)

Cornus controversa - 'Variegata' (Variegated Dogwood)
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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spreading arching, Architectural Form
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours White Flowers (Spring), Variegated green-white Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Cornus controversa - Cultivation Notes

The Tree cornus prefer neutral / acid fertile soils and full sun or part shade. Avoid pruning unless shaping tree.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Cornus controversa:

  • Ornamental winter bark / tracery
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant

Weaknesses of Cornus controversa

  • Will not tolerate exposed, cold or hot and sunny locations
  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
trees with ornamental winter bark
plants for winter interest
architectural plants

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Common Missspellings: Kornus, Kornes, Cornis, Cornes, Kornis, Cornas, Kornas

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