Dogwood

Cornus 'Norman Hadden'

Dogwood - Cornus  'Norman Hadden'

Common Name: Dogwood
Genus: Cornus
Cultivar: 'Norman Hadden'

The latin Cornus means ‘horn’, in this case referring to the hard nature of the wood.

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 8.00 m (800 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 8.00 m (800 cm)

Foliage Type: Semi EvergreenFlower Colour: Cream, Pink, White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June & July

Soil Type: Acidic
Ericaceous: Requires a neutral or acid soil (or ericaceous compost), with a pH of 7 or below
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This graceful dogwood produces masses of creamy-white flowering bracts in June, turning deep pink in July then large strawberry-like fruits in autumn. The lush green foliage is semi-evergreen. Grown as a larger shrub or small multi-stemmed tree, it makes a wonderful specimen.

Garden Care: Incorporate a good amount of well-rotted leafmould when planting. Requires minimal pruning.


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