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Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Photo courtesy of Vanbelle

Photo courtesy of Vanbelle

More About Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

  • AKA Cornus alba 'Argenteo-Marginata'
  • Tiny, yellowish-white flowers, in flat-topped clusters
  • Clusters of blue-white drupes in the summer
  • Grayish-green leaves with creamy, irregular margins
  • Red twigs add winter interest
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Zone:

2

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

100-120 cm

Colour:

White,Yellow
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Silver Edge 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 'Elegantissima' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

White
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'

Cornus alba 'Gouchaultii'

Cornus alba 'Gouchaultii'

Goldenleaf Dogwood