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CORNUS amomum 'Blue Cloud'

Commonly known as Dogwood


Purple stems give good winter colour. Blue berries in late summer-autumn
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individually £14.00 each , 3+ £12.00 each 

  • Deciduous - mid-green leaves 12cm (4¾in) long turn orange, red or purple in autumn
  • Cream
  • Height - 3m (10ft) if not pruned
  • Spread - 4m (13ft) if not pruned
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - vigorous, spreading shrub. Produces white flowers in arching cymes to 6cm (2½in) across followed by spherical, metallic fruit
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - prune hard in early spring
  • Pests & Diseases - anthracnose
  • Place of origin - eastern North America
  • 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 - - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
3m (10ft) if not pruned
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft) if not pruned

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