10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
More images of Dogwood
The cultivar Elegantissima is less vigorous compared to the species it was developed from, Cornus alba. This species is well suited to garden planting. Deciduous shrub has large, ovate green-grey foliage edged in white that turn shades of yellow, orange and red in the autumn. Bare winter stems are coloured orange-yellow and red. Produces flat, dense clusters of creamy-white flowers which develop into white berries.
How to propagate Dogwood
Propagate from seed or rooted layers struck in a moist sand-peat mixture.
Special features of Dogwood
Other uses of Dogwood
Ornamental, fruit, hedging, border. Spring interest.