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CORNUS florida 'Cloud Nine'

Commonly known as American boxwood, Flowering dogwood



FLOWERING DOGWOODS

Large snowy-white bracts. Free-flowering even when young
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Large £50.00 each

  • Deciduous - broadly oval, sometimes slightly twisted, leaves to 15cm (6in) long, turning red-purple in autumn.
  • White
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree. Produces flower heads to 1.5cm (½in) across surrounded by overlapping bracts 6cm (2½in) long. Inedible red berries in loose clusters are produced in autumnin autumn.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from cold winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - anthracnose
  • Place of origin - eastern North America
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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