Cornus x ‘Stellar Pink’ Cornus

Cornus

Description: Vigorous, compact, upright, deciduous tree with oval to elliptic, dark green leaves turning reddish-purple in autumn. The bracts that surround the true flowers, give the appearance of a single, large, 4-petaled, pink flower. No fruit is produced.

History: Bred by Elwin R.Orton, Jr. from the Rutgers University of New Jersey, USA, and patented in 1988.

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

  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Autumn colour
  • S Size: Small

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