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Cornus florida 'Rubra'

Cornus florida 'Rubra' (American Dogwood)
 

Common Name

American Dogwood
 

Soil

Moist, neutral to acid
 

Aspect

A little afternoon shade is perfect. Full sun if kept moist.
 

Height

12-18ft
 

Action and Timing

Large long lasting pink bracts.
 

Nursery Notes

Propagate by grafting.
 

Opinion

It might date from as far back as the early 1700s, however it is still a worthwhile form in todays gardens. It needs a little space as it can make a good small to medium sized tree.
 

This plant was added to the database on 2nd February, 2010.

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