Pink Japanese Dogwood
Cornus kousa 'Satomi'
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- Miller Landscaping & Garden
4352 Sand Road Norwalk OH 44857
- Barnes Nursery & Garden Center
3511 W. Cleveland Road Huron OH 44839
10295 Fremont Pike Perrysburg OH 43551-3334
- Black Diamond
12320 Eckel Junction Rd. Perrysburg OH 43551
|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|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Azalea (Azalea); Fothergilla (Fothergilla); Oregon Grape Holly (Mahonia); Holly (Ilex)|
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