Cornus mas ‘Variegata’

(Variegated Cornelian Cherry Dogwood)


$329.99


Hardiness Zones:

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

Quick Overview:

An excellent small tree for use as a specimen or color accent; features white-variegated foliage, bright yellow flowers in very early spring before the leaves and red berries in summer, compact habit of growth.  Variegated Cornelian Cherry Dogwood has clusters of yellow flowers along the branches from late winter to early spring before the leaves. It has attractive white-variegated dark green foliage throughout the season.  It produces red berries from early to mid summer. The peeling brown bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, organically rich soils.  Variegated foliage may scorch in full sun. Benefits from a 2-4” mulch which will help keep roots cool and moist in summer.  (Courtesy of Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder)

Additional information

Common Name

Variegated Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

Botanical Name

Cornus mas 'Variegata'

Container/Amount

25 gallon

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

20 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Blooming Period

April

Flower Color

yellow

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

Variegated – Green and white

Deer Resistant

Yes

Berry Color

red

Fall Color

yellow brown

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