Pink Japanese Dogwood
Cornus kousa 'Satomi'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||KOR-nus KOO-sa|
|Lore||The "flowers" of dogwoods are actually bracts or modified leaves to draw pollinators to the insignificant flowers.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate grower to 20 ft. high, 15 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||The spring pink-red bracts and fall red fruit make this a showy part of any garden. Plant in a sunny corner with low companions in front, or place in a center bed where it can be enjoyed from all sides. A good selection for a small garden, but it needs room to spread.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, Showy Fruit, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8