Cornus florida ‘Appalachian Mist’

('Appalachian Mist', Dogwood)


$495.00


Hardiness Zones:

 5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

The parental lineage of this cultivar is unknown. ?Kay’s Appalachian Mist? is a white flowering dogwood cultivar isolated from a field planting of approximately 980,000 Cornus florida seeds in Decherd, Tenn. Seeds were bulked from collections of wild and landcape trees from Tennessee, North Carolina, Alabama, and Georgia.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils in part shade. Benefits from a 2-4? mulch which will help keep roots cool and moist in summer.

Additional information

Common Name

'Appalachian Mist', Dogwood

Botanical Name

Cornus florida 'Appalachian Mist'

Container/Amount

2.5 inch caliper

Evergreen or Deciduous

Deciduous

Hardiness Zone

5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Average

Light Requirements

Part-shade, Part-sun, Sun

Height

20 ft.

Width

to 25 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

March/April

Flower Color

white

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

Berry Color

red

Fall Color

Red to Purple

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