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Cornus flo Daybreak
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Cornus florida 'Daybreak'


Description: Cornus florida Daybreak, also known as Cherokee Daybreak is lovely, upright deciduous shrub with a spreading habit. The oval, beautifully variegated leaves are dark green and edged in white, developing into attractive shades of pink and red in autumn. May and June brings clusters of small green flowers surrounded with four bracts, pure white. A great all round garden plant that can be grown in almost any location.

Cornus Growing Tips: Thrives in fertile, humus-rich, neutral to acid soil. Unsuitable for shallow, chalky soils.

Height and Spread (after 20 years): 4m x 4m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Yellow Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Variegated foliage Variegated foliage
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune