Cornus kousa ‘Melanie’ Cornus

Cornus

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

Attributes

  • Do not prune
  • Drought tolerant
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Interesting foliage
  • S Size: Small
  • Leaf colour: Yellow / Green
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Autumn colour

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