Cornus kousa

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  • Common Name: Kousa Dogwood
  • Plant Story:

    An excellent small specimen tree. Two of this plant's outstanding characteristics are four-petaled, white flowers that appear above the foliage in June and reddish-purple fall color.

  • Type: Tree Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Pink,White
  • Planting Zone: 5-8
  • Height: 15-30 ft
  • Spread: 15-30 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen or small grouping
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: YES
  • Attracts to: Birds, Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Pyramid
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Prefers moist well-drained soil. Appreciates regular moisture. Performs well in sandy loams.


Kousa Dogwood - Additional Photos