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Cornus alba - 'Siberica variegata' (White Stemmed Dogwood)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Variegated green-silver Foliage
Care N/A
Hardiness N/A
Growth N/A
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Cornus alba - Cultivation Notes

The hardy cornus will flourish in most soil types, including wet / chalky soils. Cut back coloured stems to ground every 2-3 years. Prefers full sun.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Cornus alba:

  • Attractive autumn colour
  • Ornamental winter bark / tracery
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Design & Plant Use for Cornus alba:

  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils

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