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Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'


Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Large shrub with prostrate to erect stems, glabrous, becoming red in the autumn and winter. Large ovate green leaves broadly margined and mottled white. Good autumn colour. Prune out older stems to encourage the new brightly coloured ones. Very hardy to cold and wet or dry soils. Lovely planted near ponds.

 
Genus
Cornus
Species   alba
Cultivar   'Elegantissima'

Common name
Red-barked Dogwood

Family name
Cornaceae
Place of origin
Asia


DETAILS
Height
1 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Deciduous

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Tolerates dry soils / Tolerates wet soils

Exposure
Grows in sun or shade / Prefers a sheltered site / Will tolerate very hard frosts.

Magnificent / Whimsical

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
We have this currently available in a POT 2.5 container. Ask for it at your retailer.
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