Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'
Red Barked Dogwood - 3 litres
Cornus alba 'Elegantissima' (dogwood) is one of the best variegated shrubs, bearing greyish-green leaves with silvery-white margins on dark red stems that are particularly ornamental in winter.
Medium-sized deciduous shrub. Thrives in ordinary to damp boggy soil in full sun or partial shade. Cut up to half the shrub back hard in March (choosing the oldest stems) to maintain stem colour.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
British nursery grown.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Cornus alba|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Red Barked Dogwood|
|Flowering time||Spring, Summer|
|Plant type||Deciduous Shrubs|
|Season of interest||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||5 - 10 years|
|Ultimate height||2.6m - 4m|
|Ultimate spread||2.6m - 4m|