Cornus kousa 'Autumn Rose'
  • Cornus kousa 'Autumn Rose'

Cornus kousa 'Autumn Rose'

£45.00

(Flowering Dogwood) Cornus kousa 'Autumn Rose' has pale green or creamy white flower bracts, tinged with pink as they age and eye-catching rose pink autumn colour (hence the name).

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Cornus kousa 'Autumn Rose' has pale green or creamy white flower bracts, tinged with pink as they age and eye-catching rose pink autumn colour (hence the name). Whey young the summer leaves are lime green with dark veins and a wavy edge.

Established plants have summer leaves which are pale lime-yellow in colour which turn lovely shades of pink, red and purple before falling in autumn.

Cornus kousa 'Autumn Rose' is a rare large shrub or very small tree with good year long interest, ideal for a position in full sun.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Flower Colour: White sometimes tinged with pink
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Cornus kousa 'Autumn Rose' is fairly narrow initially, branching later on and grows to be a  large shrub or eventually very small tree in many years.
    • Height: 3 - 4 m (10 - 13 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m ( 10 ft).
  • Important: The flowering of Cornus kousa 'Autumn Rose' is somewhat dependent upon the previous years summer weather. After a long hot summer, the following years flowering will be magnificent and after a cold, wet summer the following years flowering will be poor or sporadic.
  • Notes: Found by Glenda Schmoyer, sister to Gary & Mark Handy. (http://www.handynursery.com)
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Fruit - Ornamental, To grow in a pot

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