Cornus x 'Rutgan'

Stellar Pink Dogwood

$55.10 | 7 G | 70 Avail. | $55.10

7 G Weight: 85.0 lb



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  Stellar Pink Dogwood is a low branching, small deciduous tree with an upright habit. Its leaves are a dark green that turns purple-red in fall.  Stellar Pink Dogwood is a heavy bloomer that has large clusters of flowers with large pink brackets, giving the illusion of 4” flowers, in early spring. Prefers part sun and slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soil.  Stellar Pink is resistant to anthracnose and borers.

Type: 

Tree

Height: 

15' - 30'

Spread: 

15’ - 30'

Spacing: 

20'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 9

Culture: 

Full SunPartial Sun

Bloom Color: 

Pink

Season of Interest: 

SpringFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Prone to leaf scorching or spots in full sun.  Stressed Dogwoods are susceptible to leaf spot, crown canker, root rot, powdery mildew, blight, and anthracnose.  Anthracnose can be a serious problem.  Mulching will help keep roots cool in summer.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensNaturalized AreasPonds or streams, Foundational Plantings.

COMPANION PLANTS: Maple, Sweetflag, Itea

 

 

 

Image: Photo by David J. Stang, Cornus x Rutgan Stellar Pink 1zzCC BY-SA 4.0

 

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