Cornus alternifolia ‘Golden Shadows’ Flowering Dogwoods

Description: 'Golden Shadows' naturally grows with a distinctive horizontal branching habit, which gives it a strong but not overwhelming presence. Heart shaped leaves are large and brilliantly coloured with wide, canary yellow margins blending dramatically into solid green centres. This tree also produces clusters of lacy white blossoms in spring, followed by navy blue berries in summer which wild birds appreciate.

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

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3.6m x 3m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Interesting foliage
  • Prefers acid soil

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