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CORNUS florida 'Red Giant'

Commonly known as American boxwood, Flowering dogwood

FLOWERING DOGWOODS

Large deep pink bracts tipped with white
Further Reading....

Available autumn 2020 -
Large £60.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 5 to 7.5 Litre
  • Deciduous - young leaves have a burgundy tint, turning green in summer and to brick-red in autumn.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - deep pink
  • White - tipped white
  • Height - 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading habit. Produces greenish flowers to 2.5cm (1in) across, larger than usual, with bracts to 5cm (2in) or more long and losse clusters of red, inedible berries in 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 -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
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Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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