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Cornus Florida (Flowering Dogwood)

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Cornus Florida (Flowering Dogwood)

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Tiny, yellow-tipped, green flowers in May, surrounded by white or pink flower bracts, and curled mid-green leaves turning red-purple in autumn. This conical, deciduous tree or shrub thrives in fertile, humus-rich, neutral to acid soil. Unsuitable for shallow, chalky soils, it's an excellent specimen tree for a small sunny garden.Position: full sun to part shade
Soil: fertile, humus-rich, well-drained, neutral to acid soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: May
Flower colour: white or pink flower bracts
Other features: curled mid-green leaves turning red-purple in autumn
Hardiness: fully hardy Garden care: Incorporate a quantity of composted pine needles or well-rotted leaf mould when planting. Requires minimal pruning
Goes well with: Lonicera fragrantissima, Galanthus nivalis, Anemone x hybrida, Myrtus communis, Crocus chryanthus 'Herald', Kerria japonica




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