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Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess'

Series: Cherokee

More About Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess'

  • Masses of white 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 is 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:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

White
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Flowering Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Can be grown as a specimen tree or shrub. Plant in medium moisture and a well-drained soil, however, they will tolerate a wide range of soils. Thrives in some shade and in full sun if roots are shaded. 


Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Vase-shape
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright
Tiered

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess'

Cornus florida

Cornus florida

White Flowering Dogwood

Cornus x 'Eddie's White Wonder'

Cornus x 'Eddie's White Wonder'

Eddie's White Wonder Dogwood