Cornus kousa 'Milky way'
  • Cornus kousa 'Milky way'
  • Cornus kousa 'Milky way'

Cornus kousa 'Milky way'

£35.00

(Flowering Dogwood) A handsome cultivar which is similar to Cornus kousa 'China Girl' with masses of milky-white floral bracts which smother the foliage in June.

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A handsome cultivar which is similar to Cornus kousa 'China Girl' with masses of milky-white floral bracts which smother the foliage in June. Cornus kousa 'Milky Way' has a slightly more vigorous, upright habit, lush green leaves which take on deep red and crimson tints in a good autumn. An attractive, ornamental shrub suitable for most gardens.


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Small tree with a dense, branching habit.
    • Height: 8 m (26 ft).
    • Spread: 5 m (16 ft).
  • Notes: The flowering of this Cornus 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.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall), Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), Fruit - Ornamental, To grow in a pot

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