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Cornus florida 'Cherokee Brave' (Comco No.1)

#PP10166
Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Series: Cherokee

More About Cornus florida Cherokee Brave ('Comco No.1') (PP10166)

  • Masses of fragrant, deep pink flowers with white centres, appear before the leaves
  • Oval, glossy, red fruit, held in clusters, are attractive to birds
  • Drooping, glossy, green leaves are mildew resistant
  • Fall colour scarlet to red, almost pink
  • Upright clump with tiered, horizontal branches
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

The showy flowers seen on Cornus florida cultivars are actually bracts surrounding the smaller, inconspicuous flower in the centre.

Zone:

6

Height:

7-8 m

Spread:

7-8 m

Colour:

Red,Pink (deep)
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Cherokee Brave Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Can be grown as a specimen tree or shrub. Plant in medium moisture and a well-drained soil, however, will tolerate a wide range of soils. Thrives in some shade and in full sun if roots are shaded. 


Cornus florida Cherokee Brave ('Comco No.1') (PP10166) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Tiered
Vase-shape
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen