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Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

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Family: Cornaceae
Genus: Cornus (KOR-nus) (Info)
Species: alba (AL-ba) (Info)
Cultivar: Elegantissima
Additional cultivar information: (aka Argenteo-marginata)

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 2a: to -45.5 C (-50 F)
USDA Zone 2b: to -42.7 C (-45 F)
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Variegated

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral langbr On Jun 8, 2003, langbr from Olathe, KS (Zone 6a) wrote:

Also known as Red Twig Dogwood. Grown for it's red bark in winter. New stems have the best red color and it is recommended that oldest stems be pruned each year to promote new stem growth. Stems branch little except at tips. Native of Sibera, Manchuria and Northern Korea.
(Info provided from UConnn Plant dbase).

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Peyton, Colorado
Chicago, Illinois
Spring Grove, Illinois
Olathe, Kansas
Georgetown, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Blackstone, Massachusetts
Stephenson, Michigan
Traverse City, Michigan
Columbia Falls, Montana
Eatontown, New Jersey
Clarksville, Tennessee
Sandy, Utah
Seattle, Washington



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