Dogwood 'Winter Beauty'

Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Beauty'

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This upright, deciduous shrub has large, ovate green leaves which turn shades of yellow, orange and red in the autumn. It's bare winter stems are pale yellow with red tops. In summer it produces flat, dense clusters of creamy-white flowers which develop into blue-black fruit.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Stems can be taken for flower arrangements.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take hardwood cuttings in autumn.

Special features

Autumn colour
Winter colour

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

This low maintenance shrub provides architecture to winter beds & borders with it's vibrant winter colour.

Personality

Family

Cornaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

None

Problems

It can be attacked by horse chestnut scale and occasionally suffer from cornus anthracnose
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