Samaritan® Chinese Dogwood
Cornus kousa ssp. 'Samzam'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more in extreme heat - for best performance.
|Botanical Pronunciation||KOR-nus KOO-sa|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 25 ft. tall and 20 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring to Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more in extreme heat - for best performance.|
|Key Feature||Spring flowering|
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: 4 - 8