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

Family: Cornaceae
Genus: Cornus (KOR-nus)
Species: alba (AL-ba)
Cultivar: Cream Cracker
Additional cultivar information: (PP12830)
Hybridized by Pannebakker 2000

Category
Shrubs

Foliage Color

Bloom Characteristics

Water Requirements
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow

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
Provides winter interest

Other details

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