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Cornus alba 'Argenteo Marginata'

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Cornus alba 'Argenteo Marginata' - Tatarian Dogwood

Cornus alba 'Argenteo Marginata' - Tatarian Dogwood

More About Cornus alba 'Argenteo Marginata'

  • Tiny, yellowish-white flowers in flat-topped clusters
  • Abundant clusters of white berries are tinged blue-green in the summer
  • Gray-green leaves have broad margins of cream or white
  • Foliage may turn attractive shades of rose and gold in the fall
  • Bright red twigs add winter interest
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Interesting Notes:

Cornus alba 'Argenteo-marginata' is said to be synonymous with Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'. There currently exists some disagreement as to the preferred cultivar name for this plant.

Zone:

3

Height:

250-300 cm

Spread:

150-175 cm

Colour:

White
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Tatarian Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in medium moisture, and a well-drained soil, however, they will tolerate a wide range of soils. Plant in full sun to partial shade. 


Cornus alba 'Argenteo Marginata' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Tree form
Spreading

Foliage Color

White
Green
Gray
Variegated

Landscape uses

Specimen
Screening (privacy)

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus alba 'Argenteo Marginata'

Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Silver Edge Dogwood