Cornus kousa chinensis
Deciduous, Shrubs, Trees, Decorative fruit or berries, Flowers
All dogwoods offer attractive foliage and blossoms; some have spectacular fruit or winter bark. Leaves of many types turn brilliant colors in fall. What appear to be flower petals in many dogwoods are actually bracts—petal-like modified leaves. These surround the inconspicuous true flowers.
Largerleaves and bracts than species.
From coastal northern Europe; naturalized on the Oregon coast. To 2 ft. tall and wide; blue-green leav...
‘Frans Fontaine’ is narrowest, to 35 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide, with inward-turningbranches.
Two useful cabbage relatives in this genus; both are ornamental, one is edible. They produce large, sm...