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PlantFiles: Red Barked Dogwood, Red Twig Dogwood, Tatarian Dogwood
Cornus alba 'Cream Cracker'

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Family: Cornaceae
Genus: Cornus (KOR-nus) (Info)
Species: alba (AL-ba) (Info)
Cultivar: Cream Cracker
Additional cultivar information: (PP12830)
Hybridized by Pannebakker; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000

One vendor has this plant for sale.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
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:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous
Variegated
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
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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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Todd_Boland On Jan 28, 2005, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

A smaller variegated dogwood selection, this one grows 2.5-3 feet. The leaf edges are yellowish-cream changing to white. The winter stems are purplish, adding some winter interest to this plant.

Regional...

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

Sitka, Alaska
Glastonbury, Connecticut
Yachats, Oregon



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