Cornus controversa 'Variegata'

Variegated Giant Dogwood

Categories: Shrubs

Giant 7-inch blossoms, followed by intensely deep blue-black fruit. Maximal leaf variegation when planted in a partially shaded site.


More About Cornus controversa 'Variegata'

  • a brilliant, horizontally tiered shrub/small tree
  • not reliably hardy in Zone 5

The spreading, tiered branches along a central leader of this dogwood offer a remarkable waterfall effect of leaves with bold, creamy white margins

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Height:

8-15 Ft

Spread:

5-10 Ft

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Cornus controversa 'Variegata' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Specimen

Exposure

  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Hummingbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Flower Color

  • White

Fruit

  • Blue-black

Habit

  • Rounded
  • Clumping
  • Irregular