Constellation Dogwood® Rutcan - Hybrid White Dogwood

Cornus Constellation® ‘Rutcan’ (C. kousa x C. florida)
Mature Height: 15 to 20 ft.
Mature Spread: 15 to 20 ft.

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The Constellation® dogwood, developed by Rutgers, has outstanding beauty and disease resistance thanks to it's hybrid lineage. Named for the incredibly profuse nature of the blooms, smothered is a good description. This small tree will light up a shady space or provide a mid-late spring focus in your garden. Bright green glossy leaves emerge in spring, which are tougher than cornus florida and less bothered by insects. Leaves darken by mid to late spring providing an excellent backdrop to hundreds of bright white blooms.

Due to it's size and beauty, it is an outstanding tree for near the home, planting among shade trees, or anywhere in the garden. In the spring it will come alight with large white flowers and in the summer its elegant upward form provides a great showpiece nestled among other trees or structures. For those who want all of the characteristics of a dogwood, intense blooms, and extra hardiness, this tree is an outstanding choice.

Bloom Color:crips white blooms blanket the plant
Bloom Period:mid-spring
Fall Color:A rusty brick red with yellow and purple
Foliage Color:Green
Genus & Species:Cornus Constellation® ‘Rutcan’ (C. kousa x C. florida)
Growth Rate:Slow to moderate
Mature Height:15 to 20 ft.
Mature Spread:15 to 20 ft.
Soil Type:Adaptable, but prefers moist, but well draining soil that is rich in organic matter
Sun Exposure:Full sun, partial sun, partial shade
Zone:5 to 9

General care for any tree or shrub is easy, but like any living thing will require your attention. Please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.

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