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CORNUS kousa 'Blue Shadow'

Commonly known as Dogwood

FLOWERING DOGWOODS

Blue-green leaves turning red-purple in autumn. Creamy-white bracts in June
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Large £50.00 each

  • Deciduous - ovate, wavy-margined leaves to 8cm (3in) long
  • Cream - creamy white
  • Height - to 6m (20ft)
  • Spread - to 5m (16ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or small tree. Green flowers in flower heads to 1cm (½in) across surrounded by 4 bracts 2.5-5cm (1-2in) long followed by strawberry-like fruits
  • 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 strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Korea, Japan
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical
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Cornus - Growing Guide
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
to 6m (20ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 5m (16ft)
 

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