Plant FinderPlant Finder Graphic
Cornus sericea ‘Baileyi’ (photo courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens)
Cornus sericea ‘Baileyi’ (photo courtesy of Denver Botanic Gardens)

Click to Enlarge

Zone
Zones 2-9, 14-17
Full SunPartial Sun
Full, Partial
Regular Water
Moderate

Cornus kousa chinensis

Dogwood
Cornaceae
Deciduous, Shrubs, Trees, Decorative fruit or berries, Flowers

CORNUS

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.

Cornus kousa chinensis ‘China Girl’ (photo courtesy of Ernst Kucklich)
Cornus kousa chinensis ‘China Girl’ (photo courtesy of Ernst Kucklich)

Click to Enlarge

Cornus kousa chinensis

Larger leaves and bracts than species.

You Might Also Like...

Tellima grandiflora

A native from central California to southern Alaska often confused with Tiarella. Grows to 2 ...

Acer campestre

Native to Europe, western Asia. Slow growing to 70 ft., but seldom over 30 ft. tall and wide in cultiv...

Crambe

There are two useful cabbage relatives in this genus; both are ornamental, one is edible. They produce...

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

Find Your Sunset Climate Zone

View Maps Learn More

Advertisement