Dogwoods - Cornus Kousa

Want a gorgeous tree that blooms on the edge of spring and summer with abundant white blooms, and elegant form and seasonally interesting bark? Maybe you should add a kousa dogwood to your yard. The kousa dogwood is an Asian variety of our own native dogwood, but has its own unique beauty and is resistant to many of the diseases that affect the North American Dogwood. When I think about cornus kousa, I think of beautiful oblong dogwood  blooms in the garden in early summer when our native dogwood species have already lost their blooms. The fruit of cornus kousa is larger than that of our native dogwood and edible, making it a bird magnet for a few weeks in the fall. Kousa leaves are smoother and longer than the the leaves of the native dogwood with a deep green in the summer. In the fall, the kousa takes on a variegated orange, red and green that is more symmetrical and organized than the swirling psychedelic displays put on by our native dogwoods.
The distinguishing characteristics of the 'Satomi' or 'Miss Satomi' kousa dogwood cultivar are a gentle layered form, blooms that open white and transform into a luxurious pink, and red edible fruits. Kousa dogwoods have a later and longer bloom time and the flowers will last around 6 weeks from June to July. In the fall the fruit ripens and 'Sa...
The distinguishing characteristics of the 'Satomi' or 'Miss Satomi' kousa dogwood cultivar are a gentle layered form, blooms that open white and tr...
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Large dark pink/red blooms are rare in a kousa dogwood and that's exactly what make Scarlet Fire special. The palm sized bloom bracts appear in the late spring to early summer and provide a dramatic statement during a time when most other trees are finished blooming. The blooms will first appear a lighter pink then darken to a deeper red over a ...
Large dark pink/red blooms are rare in a kousa dogwood and that's exactly what make Scarlet Fire special. The palm sized bloom bracts appear in the...
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