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Cornus amomum 'Blue Cloud'

£18.50

(Silky Dogwood) An unusual dogwood native to North America which has purple/red stems and masses of very handsome blue berries in late summer or autumn. 

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An unusual dogwood native to North America which has purple/red stems and masses of very handsome blue berries in late summer or autumn. The leaves are mid green in summer and have delightful purple/orange/red tints before falling in autumn.

Cornus amomum 'Blue Cloud' is a tough, hardy shrub growing best in a position with full sun or light, dappled shade. Benefits from being pruned back hard each year in early Spring.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, well drained soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
  • Habit: Cornus amomum 'Blue Cloud' grows to be a large shrub, smaller if pruned back yearly.
    • Height: 2 - 3 m (6 - 10 ft) if unpruned.
    • Spread: 2 - 3 m (6 - 10 ft) if unpruned.
  • Pruning: In our opinion, this plant is most attractive if pruned hard to about 30 - 40 cm above the ground early each spring. This will prevent it getting to large and rejuvenate the plant so the bright coloured stems appear each year.

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall), Shrub - Large (over 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Autumn Colour, Ornamental Bark / Colourful Winter Stems, Fruit - Ornamental

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