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botanical name:
Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'
Cornus alba 'Elegantissima' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dogwood, Tatarian Dogwood
family:  Cornaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 2.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: white & green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: white
stem/bark: maroon
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 3 to 8
White variegated leaves. Mahogany red stems in Winter. Similar to C. alba 'Variegata'.

Very hardy and robust. Adaptable to many soils even poorly drained clay.
Prune in late winter, either removing about a third of the oldest stems or cutting back all stems every 3 or 4 years.

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