• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Compact, rounded form to 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dwarf Habit
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:KOR-nus AL-ba
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 9, 14 - 24
    Growth habit:Compact, Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Compact, rounded form to 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Flower color:White
    Patent Act:Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
    Companion PlantsWeigela (Weigela); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Spirea (Spiraea); Boxwood (Buxus); Rose (Rosa)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Best with enriched, moist, well-drained soil. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Tolerates dry spells in shaded settings, when established. Feed regularly during growing season with a balanced fertilizer. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.
    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
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.