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.
Larger leaves and bracts than species.
Large to very large; roundish to pear-shaped.Thick, greenish yellow skin is russeted, sometimes blushe...
From coastal northern Europe; naturalized on the Oregon coast. To 2 ft. tall and wide; blue-green leav...
Two useful cabbage relatives in this genus; both are ornamental, one is edible. They produce large, sm...