Milky Way Kousa Dogwood

Status: Out of Stock
Mature Height: 15 to 20 ft.
Mature Spread: 15 to 20 ft.
Proper Name: Cornus kousa chinensis 'Milky Way'

Collections: Ornamental - Dogwood C. Kousa

Product type: Ornamental Trees

Tags: Bloom Spring, Bloom Summer, Flower (White), Full Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun


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The 'Milky Way' is a beautiful variety of the kousa dogwoods. It differentiates itself by flowering a large quantity of creamy white blooms in early summer and produces bright red, edible, berries in the fall. It is said that the cultivar got its name because the flowers in bloom emulate the billions of stars in the milky way galaxy clustering, swirling, and appearing in abundance, and this is definitely what we have seen from it here at the nursery. 

Bloom Color:White
Bloom Period:Early summer
Fall Color:Dark red, burgundy
Foliage Color:Dark green
Genus & Species:Cornus kousa chinensis 'Milky Way'
Growth Rate:Medium
Mature Height:15 to 20 ft.
Mature Spread:15 to 20 ft.
Soil Type:Moist, well-drained
Sun Exposure:Full sun, Partial shade
Zone:5 to 8

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Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Ross Oneal

very happy

darrell mynatt
order was great

Got what I was told I would get. The trees are great

Kathy K
Very pleased

Two types of bare root dogwoods arrived less than a week from my order with good instructions for planting. The ground was ready to pop them right in, it rained immediately, and all is well.

Kristina Hall
Very happy

Trees came in good shape, packaged nicely, and have started leafing well.

daphne canale
milky white dogwood

arrived healthy, packaged well. we planted and now are showing leaves blooming. time is needed. we are pleased.