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Summer Gold Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Summer Gold' P.P. #22,765

Item 075695

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USDA Zone:
5-8
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

Distinctly and uniquely upright form, with exceptionally bright green and yellow new foliage. Masses of creamy flower-like bracts arrive in early spring. The gently rippled leaves develop flashes of bright pink in summer, turning brilliant red by fall. A elegant small tree or specimen shrub for smaller gardens. Deciduous.

Price: $129.00

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Average Landscape Size
Moderate grower to 8 ft. high and 4 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Cornus kousa 'Summer Gold' P.P. #22,765
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Habit: Round
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Variegated
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Rustic
Patent Act: Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Design Ideas: A unique and showy small tree for woodlands edge or as an ornamental specimen tree for the modern garden.

Best grown in well-drained soils with adequate moisture. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

History

Cornus kousa 'Summer Gold' is a sport of Cornus kousa, which arose as a chance seedling in a field-grown crop of Cornus kousa (species, unpatented) in 2002. It was discovered and selected by Crispin Silva at his nursery in Molalla, Oregon.

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