Cornus x 'Rutdan' (Celestial®)

Celestial Dogwood

Patents: PP#07204

Family: Cornaceae

Genus: Cornus

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: To 18' tall and 15' wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Vigorous, erect, symmetrical form. Flowers white with a green tint, in spring. Highly resistant to powdery mildew. Well drained soil.


Rutgers hybrid (Cornus kousa x Cornus florida. Developed by Elvin R. Orton Jr. and released by Rutgers. Also sold as 'Galaxy'. Sometimes known as Cornus x rutgeriensis.


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