Stellar Pink® Dogwood Rutgan - Hybrid Pink Dogwood

Cornus Stellar Pink® ‘Rutgan’ (C. kousa x C. florida)
Mature Height: 15 to 20 ft.
Mature Spread: 15 to 20 ft.

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The Stellar Pink® dogwood, developed by Rutgers, has outstanding beauty and disease resistance thanks to it's hybrid lineage. Named for the gorgeous light pink and white blooms that are of a perfect shape and size, 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 the tidy pink 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:Light pink
Bloom Period:Spring
Fall Color:A rusty brick red with purple and orange highlights
Foliage Color:Green
Genus & Species:Cornus Stellar Pink® ‘Rutgan’ (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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 10 reviews
Elsa Bell
Loooks great

Tree was larger than expected. Wrapped well & has small leaves after just 2 weeks

Healthy arrival!

The dogwood was carefully packaged, and arrived with live buds. I only give it 4 stars, because it had a primary cut off stump with the "tree" part growing out of it in a slight curvature, so I am not sure how that will configure as it matures, but I will love it anyway if it's crooked!🩷

Kathy Bogenberger
Kousa Dogwood, Pink Dogwood

Beautiful trees arrived with excellent packaging and root ball moist. (We are in NC) Both trees had leaves that we're opening up and healthy shortly after planting. We also ordered a Butterfly Bush. It is healthy, though small. It has just been planted a couple weeks and already showing new growth. Thank you!

Delaine GutierrezGut
Waited few weeks but the 2 trees finally

Popping buds n leaves. Planted at old house w sidewalk to nowhere. 1 on each side to make canopy n garden room to somewhere, after had huge old trees cut that were in power lines. Quik ship. Looked like 2 twigs w received.

Still waiting for signs of life

Received the plant promptly and planted same day (4/29/21) as directed. Then colder weather came through with plenty of rain to provide the moisture needed. Today is the second sunny day since planting, and temps are to be close to 60 F. So we are hoping the dormant bud tips will begin to crack and open to green leaves. Only gave 3 stars as we await the change from dormancy to active growing.