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Cornus x 'Celestial Shadow'

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus x 'Celestial Shadow'

Cornus alba 'Gouchaultii'

Cornus alba 'Gouchaultii'

Goldenleaf Dogwood

 

More About Cornus x 'Celestial Shadow'

  • White, overlapping, very showy flowers, mature to pink
  • Sterile (producing no fruit), with resistance to diseases
  • Glossy yellow and green, variegated leaves, with a pinkish-red tone in the summer
  • Fall colour is orange and red
  • Upright clump of tiered, horizontal branches
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

The showy flowers seen on some cornus cultivars are actually bracts surrounding the smaller, inconspicuous flower in the centre. This cultivar is a variegated mutation of Cornus x 'Celestial'. 

Zone:

5

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

White
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Celestial Shadow Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Does not like full afternoon sun, even with shaded roots. Grows best with medium moisture, and an acidic, well-drained soil.  


Cornus x 'Celestial Shadow' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Vase-shape
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright

Foliage Color

Pink
White
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Specimen