Stellar Pink® Dogwood

Cornus x 'Rutgan'

SKU
02758
Profuse, large, overlapping, blush pink, flower-like bracts cover this small but vigorous tree in early spring. The fully branched habit provides layers of lush green foliage from bottom to top. A magnificent landscape specimen for small gardens or woodland settings. A sterile cultivar that produces no fruit. Deciduous.
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5 - 8

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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical PronunciationKOR-nus
LoreWhen the native dogwoods bloomed, Native Americans that farmed the flood plains knew it was time to plant their corn. Dogwood is considered such a hard wood it was used to make high stress implements by all cultures within its range.
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 20 to 25 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeEarly Spring
Design IdeasAn elegant accent tree for high profile front yard whether planted in lawns or in beds with more diverse under planting. Makes a stellar focal point in backyard landscape and will draw the eye from a distance. Equally good for shade and interest up close beside porch, patio or terrace. Plant trees perfectly aligned with picture windows or sliding glass door to enjoy its seasonal changes from indoors. One of the best for adding midlevel interest beneath canopies of giant old shade trees. Set into a woodland composition to ease the transition to wildland and to provide more diversity to the understory.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseMass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

Provide enriched, moist, well-drained, acidic soil. Apply a thick layer of mulch to keep root zone cool in summer. Protect from harsh sun in hot regions. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish root system; once established, prefers moist soil, but tolerates mild drought. Feed in early spring. Prune in winter to shape.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 7

Good to grow!