Genus 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.
Details 'Eddie's White Wonder' is a large, rounded deciduous shrub to 6m, with ovate leaves turning red and purple in autumn. Flower-heads to 12cm in width, in late spring, with usually four overlapping broad white bracts. Shortlisted for the Chelsea Plant of the Centenary for the decade 1963-1972.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green, red and purple leaves. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 4-8m. Ultimate Spread: 4-8m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.