Cornus x 'Celestial Shadow'

Celestial Shadow Dogwood

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Family: Cornaceae

Genus: Cornus

Category: Tree - Deciduous

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: To 18' tall and 12' wide

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Variegated leaves - green centers and yellow margins. Orange-red autumn color. White flowers in spring. I saw this tree, newly planted, at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens, planted in full sun in May 2011.

History: 

Branch sport of Cornus x 'Rutdan' (Celestial®) which is a Rutgers hybrid (Cornus kousa x Cornus florida. Discovered by Don Shadow.

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