Cornus florida 'Daybreak'

Cornus florida 'Daybreak'

Description: A small tree or large shrub which has a branching habit and develops to a tiered specimen. This variety has variegated leaves with creamy-white margins which also provide excellent deep purple autumn colour.

Its flowers in April are infact pure white coloured bracts with green flower centres.

Climate/Position: Sun to partial shade. Avoid exposed areas which may scorch the variegated leaves.

Height/Spread: 5 x 3 metres

Soil Requirements: Any free draining soil. Avoid shallow chalky soils.

Pruning: No pruning required apart from any early shaping.

Special Requirements:

A synonym for Cornus florida 'Cherokee Daybreak'

Good as a specimen plant for a small garden.