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Cornus kou Melanie
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Cornus kousa 'Melanie'


Description: Graceful flowering dogwood with narrow, small green leaves edged with golden-white variegation, then bursting with colour in brilliant shades of pink and red in autumn. Dainty, white flower bracts offer added interest during the summer months.

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

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3m x 3m

General attributes

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
Interesting foliage Interesting foliage
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Variegated foliage Variegated foliage
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Drought tolerant Drought tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune