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Cornus kousa 'Wieting's Select'
Cornus kousa 'Wieting's Select'
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Description

Available Autumn/Winter 2018 Cornus kousa 'Wieting's Select' is grown for its handsome bright red autumn colors and abundance of creamy white, summer flower bracts.  These flower bracts turn pink before they fall and are around 4 - 5 cm in diameter, appearing in great numbers on an established plant.

Cornus kousa 'Wieting's Select'  is a large shrub or eventually small tree with an upright growing habit and sweeping branches once established. Excellent for summer flower bracts and autumn colour.

Supplied Size: 4L pots (three to four years old, 40 - 60 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Flowering Period: June.
  • Flower Colour: Creamy white turning pink before they fall.
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Cornus kousa 'Wieting's Select' grows to be a large shrub or eventually small tree with a dense, branching crown.
    • Height: up to 6 m (20 ft).
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft).
  • Notes: The flowering of Cornus kousa 'Wieting's Select' 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.

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