Ivory Halo® Dogwood
Cornus alba 'Bailhalo'
Pronunciation: KOR-nus AL-ba
|Description||Prized for its colorful stems, variegated foliage, and compact size, this dwarf dogwood has brilliant red winter stems and showy, light green leaves with creamy white margins, but at only two-thirds the size of many of its species. Use to provide multi-season interest in shrub borders, mass plantings, or as a low hedge. Deciduous.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist.|
|Blooms||Late spring to early summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing, compact, rounded form; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, North American Native Selection, Compact Form|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Weigela (Weigela); Boxwood (Buxus); Spirea (Spiraea); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Rose (Rosa)|
|Care||Highly adaptable; prefers enriched, moist, well-drained soils but tolerates clay, sand and wet locations when established. Water regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Apply a balanced fertilizer in spring. To encourage bright red stems, annually prune to remove one-third of oldest stems, leaving strong young whips.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.