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CORNUS alba

Commonly known as Red-barked dogwood

COLOURED STEMMED DOGWOODS

Green leaved dogwood which is happiest in wet or boggy conditions, red bark in winter
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  • Deciduous - dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) which turn red or orange in autumn.
  • Cream
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - vigorous upright shrub. Produces white flowers in flat cymes to 5cm (2in) across followed by pea-sized, white, often tinged blue, berries.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun - for best winter colour.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - hard prune in March to produce new stems for best winter colour. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - anthracnose.
  • Place of origin - Siberia, northern China to Korea.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Ovate
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tolerates all
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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CORNUS alba 'Aurea'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Golden dogwood.
Leaves greenish-yellow turning golden yellow in autumn, red stems
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CORNUS alba 'Elegantissima'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Silver variegated dogwood.
Margined and mottled white
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CORNUS alba 'Kesselringii'

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Commonly known as: Dogwood.
Brownish black stems
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CORNUS alba 'Siberian Pearls'

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Commonly known as: Dogwood.
Profuse white berries tinged with blue
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CORNUS alba 'Sibirica'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Westonbirt dogwood.
Bright red stemmed dogwood
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

CORNUS alba 'Sibirica Variegata'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Dogwood.
Silvery white edged leaves
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CORNUS alba 'Spaethii'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Golden variegated dogwood.
Golden variegated foliage
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