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Cornus kousa 'Blue Shadow' - flower bract developing in early summer

Cornus kousa 'Blue Shadow'

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A rare plant in the UK, this has attractive dark blue-green leaves which turn shades of purple or dark red before falling in autumn. Masses of large and long lasting, creamy-white flower bracts appear on established plants in early summer, which stand out well against the dark foliage.

Cornus kousa 'Blue Shadow' is a handsome large shrub or small tree in time, usually flowering best in a position in full sun! Grows well in a large container.

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Supplied Size:
  • 3 litre pot (2-3 years old, 30-40 cm tall)

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  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil. Cornus kousa 'Blue Shadow' will tolerate dry soils once established.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Flower Colour: Creamy white
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Cornus kousa 'Blue Shadow' grows to be a large shrub or eventually small tree with a dense, branching crown.
    • Height: up to 6 m (20 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.
How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual Size
Tree - Small (4m - 8m)
Growing Conditions
Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Site: Windy, Site: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Flowers in Summer, Autumn Colour, Foliage - Blue/Silver, Fruit - Ornamental, Suitable for Containers, Rare and Unusual
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