Cricket Hill Garden
Cornus controversa, 'Variegata' Variegated Giant Dogwood
Cornus controversa, 'Variegata'
This spectacular specimen tree was first introduced into the horticultural trade in 1896, and has been as a garden showstopper for since. Dark green leaves are gorgeous with wide, irregular white-edged variegation. In mid-autumn the white margins take on an alluring cast of creamy pink. The canopy of layered, horizontal branches is spectacular. Fast growing tree once established.
Size at maturity: 35' tall and and 30' wide.
Site Selection: Ideally full-sun or light shade. Adaptable to a range or soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Prefers a pH of around 6.5
Zone hardiness, Pests, & Diseases: Hardy to USDA zone 5-8. Pest and disease free.
Plant size: We offer this tree in two sizes. The smaller trees are 12-18'' tall grown in a 4"x9" pot. The larger size is about 2' tall grown in a 5" x 12" pot.
When we ship: FALL 2023.