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

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Series: Cherokee

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

  • 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.

Grows best 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 'Comco No.1' (Cherokee Brave) 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
Multistem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Dark Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

Suitable Substitutions for Cornus florida 'Comco No.1' (Cherokee Brave)

Pink Flowering Dogwood Pink Flowering Dogwood
(Cornus florida 'Rubra')
Stellar Pink Dogwood Stellar Pink Dogwood
(Cornus x 'Rutgan')