Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'
Description: A small tree or large shrub which has a branching habit and develops to a tiered specimen. Its flowers in April are infact coloured bracts and this variety is noted for it brilliant deep rosy red coloured and very showy 'bracts'
Leaves are tinged purple in spring, green in summer and provide excellent deep purple autumn colour.
Climate/Position: Sun to partial shade. Avoid exposed areas .
Height/Spread: 5 x 3 metres
Soil Requirements: Any free draining soil. Avoid shallow chalky soils.
Pruning: No pruning required apart from any shaping.