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PlantFiles: Flowering Dogwood
Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder'

Family: Cornaceae
Genus: Cornus (KOR-nus) (Info)
Cultivar: Eddie's White Wonder
Hybridized by Henry M. Eddie; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1964

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20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

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:
Sun to Partial Shade

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Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Good Fall Color

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive growin On Jan 2, 2006, growin from Vancouver, BC (Zone 8b) wrote:

Proliferous bloomer, reliable in the same area as one of the parents (C. nuttallii). Used as street-tree, lawn specimen, foundation planting. Resistant to anthracnose where C. nuttallii is not. Makes a spectacular show when in bloom.

Positive plantluver123 On Mar 15, 2005, plantluver123 from Lacey, WA wrote:

i asked my next door neigbor to stem cut this tree and i have it sitting in water right now trying to grow roots!! does this actually work?

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

Spectacular flowers and very floriferous. Eddies White Wonder is a hybrid between C. nuttallii and C. florida. This one must be propagated by grafting or budding.


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

San Francisco, California
New Hyde Park, New York
Salem, Oregon
Lacey, Washington

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