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Cornus mas 'Aurea'
Cornus mas 'Aurea'
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Description

Available Autumn 2018 - An eye-catching shrub, Cornus mas 'Aurea' has fantastic, soft, golden-yellow leaves which emerge in spring, holding this colour until early summer.  In late summer they turning lime green and finally show red and orange tints before falling in autumn. Clusters of vibrant yellow flowers appear on the branches in early spring.

Cornus mas 'Aurea' is a lovely garden shrub good for providing a burst of foliage colour in spring and summer.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out. To pre-order this plant please email us at sales@bluebellnursery.com or call our office on 01530 413700.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Fertile, moist soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Flowering Period: February.
  • Flower Colour: Golden-yellow
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Cornus mas 'Aurea' grows to be a large, branching shrub.
    • Height: 5 m (16 ft).
    • Spread: 5 m (16 ft).
  • Notes: The golden leaves of Cornus mas 'Aurea' can burn a little in very hot summer weather if planted in full sun and therefore this plant usually looks best if planted in a bright yet lightly shaded position.

 


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