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Cornus kousa 'Schmetterling'
Flowering Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Schmetterling'
Cornus kousa 'Schmetterling'
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An unusual, vigorous selection, Cornus kousa 'Schmetterling' is a flowering dogwood with masses of large white flower bracts and a distinctive upright habit. The leaves are dark green in summer, turning attractive shades of scarlet and dark red before falling in autumn.

Cornus kousa 'Schmetterling' is an excellent choice of large shrub or eventually small garden tree for summer interest as the flower bracts stand out very well against the dark green foliage.

Supplied Size: 2L/3L pots (approx 2 - 3 years old, 30 - 40 cm tall)

  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Flower Colour: Creamy white
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Cornus kousa 'Schmetterling' grows to be a large shrub or eventually small tree with an upright habit when young, spreading once mature.
    • Height: 6 m (20 ft).
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft).
  • Notes: The flowering of Cornus kousa 'Schmetterling' is somewhat dependant 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.


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