• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Prefers regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing to 20 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Showy Ornamental Fruit
    Spring, followed by showy fruit.
  • Detail
    Plant type:Tree
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Fast growing to 20 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring, followed by showy fruit.
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Rustic
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsOakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Holly (Ilex); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Azalea (Azalea)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Prefers moist, well-drained soil. 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.
    Light Needs:
    <strong>Partial Sun / Partial Shade</strong>: These two terms are often used interchangeably to mean 3-6 (or 4-6) hours of sunlight each day. However, there is a difference.
<strong>Partial shade</strong> typically means the plants will appreciate a more gentle exposure such as the weaker morning or early afternoon sun, with the emphasis on providing the minimum needed shade and sheltering from intense late afternoon sun. <strong>Partial sun</strong> typically means the plants <u>need</u> some direct sun, so the emphasis is on meeting the required minimum hours of sunlight, with filtered sunlight or shade the balance of the day.
Both are best with shelter from the harshest late afternoon sun. This shade could be provided by a structure, a wall, larger plants or  tree(s).
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Prefers regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    Hyperion® is the most recent commercial release from Dr. Elwin Orton's famed hybrid dogwood breeding program at Rutgers University. This is an advanced generation interspecific hybrid of Cornus kousa and C. florida that is distinguished by its exceptionally high vigor, attractive foliage, very floriferous display of white floral bracts, high level of winter hardiness, tolerance of drought and shade, and high resistance to powdery mildew and Dogwood anthracnose. ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION OF THIS PATENTED PLANT OR REPRODUCTION OR USE OF ITS TRADEMARK WITHOUT A LICENSE FROM RUTGERS UNIVERSITY IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED


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