Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’
Silver Pagoda Dogwood
Cornus can be deciduous shrubs or trees, or creeping, woody-based perennials, some with brightly coloured young stems. Tiny flowers are borne in dense clusters, sometimes with showy bracts. Many have fine autumn colour.
'Argentea' is a large, spreading deciduous shrub with distinctly tiered branches bearing ovate, white-margined leaves. Flowers white, in small flat heads; berries black.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam.
Aspect: Full sun.
Foliage Type: Deciduous.
Foliage Colour: Green - silver leaves.
Pot Size: 12 Litre.
Ultimate Height: 2-5m.
Ultimate Spread: 2-5m.
Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years.
Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.