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Cornus florida 'Comco No.1'

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Cornus florida 'Comco No.1'

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

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:

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 well-drained soils, but will tolerate a wide range of soils.  Prefers some shade but will tolerate full sun if roots are shaded. 


Cornus florida 'Comco No.1' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial sun/shade
Partial sun/shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds

Attributes

Fruit
Fall Color
Deciduous

Habit

Tiered
Vase-shape
Multistem/Clump form

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Foliage Color

Dark Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Well Drained

Suitable Substitutions for Cornus florida 'Comco No.1'

Pink Flowering Dogwood Pink Flowering Dogwood
(Cornus florida 'Rubra')