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Cornus florida 'Cloud Nine'

Also called Cloud Nine Dogwood


Cornus florida 'Cloud 9' - Flowering Dogwood

Cornus florida 'Cloud 9' - Flowering Dogwood

More About Cornus florida 'Cloud Nine'

  • Masses of white, overlapping 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 scarlet to red
  • 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:

6-7 m

Spread:

6-7 m

Colour:

White
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Cloud Nine Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Can be grown as a specimen tree or shrub. Grows best 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 'Cloud Nine' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright
Tiered

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus florida 'Cloud Nine'

Cornus florida

Cornus florida

White Flowering Dogwood