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Cultural Details for Cornus x 'Rutgan'

Common Name:
Stellar PinkĀ® Hybrid Dogwood

Growth Rate:
Moderate to fast growth rate, Somewhat upright in habit; uniformly wide

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
Heavily flowered; rounded, overlapping, blush pink bracts. Late April, after C. florida, but before C. kousa.

Fruit Details:
Essentially sterile

Fall Color:
Purplish red tones

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
None Serious, resistant to leaf spot, canker, and borer

Native Habitat:

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Thrives in moist, well drained soils but very hardy and adaptable. Sun. Zones 5-8

This plant was blooming:
5/21/2010 - 6/3/2010
4/19/2010 - 5/19/2010

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
910, 920, 970

    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.