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Cultural Details for Cornus mas 'Variegata'

Common Name:
Variegated Corneliancherry Dogwood

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Short stalked umbels of yellow flowers, 0.16" diameter, three weeks or more in March

Fruit Details:
Oblong drupe 0.63" long and 0.5" wide, bright cherry red, July. Edible

Fall Color:
Purplish Red

Bark Details:
Exfoliating, scaly, and flaky, often gray-brown to rich brown

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
None Serious

Native Habitat:

Other Features:
Leaf margins of irregular creamy white, quite striking. Large multi-stemmed shrub or small tree of oval rounded outline.

Culture and Care:
Very adaptable but shows preference for rich, well drained soil, sun or partial shade

This plant was blooming:
3/16/2010 - 3/29/2010
3/22/2007 - 3/30/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.