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 'Norman Hadden' is a large deciduous shrub, spreading in habit, with elliptic leaves turning reddish in autumn. flowerheads to 8cm in width, with four ovate white bracts which turn pink with age. Fruit strawberry-like.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green, red and bronze leaves. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 4-8m. Ultimate Spread: 2-5m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.