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Cornus kousa 'Milky Way'

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Cornus kousa 'Milky Way' - Milky Way Chinese Flowering Dogwood - (photo Courtesy of J.Frank Schmidt & Son Co.)

Cornus kousa 'Milky Way' - Milky Way Chinese Flowering Dogwood - (photo Courtesy of J.Frank Schmidt & Son Co.)

More About Cornus kousa 'Milky Way'

  • White flowers fade to pink
  • Spherical, red fruit are held singly and resemble raspberries
  • Drooping, dark green leaves
  • Fall colour scarlet to red-purple
  • Broad, bushy form
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Interesting Notes:

The showy flowers seen on Cornus kousa cultivars are actually bracts surrounding the smaller, inconspicuous flower in the centre.

Zone:

5

Height:

6-7 m

Spread:

6-7 m

Colour:

White
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Milky Way Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in medium-moisture and an acidic, well-drained soil, but will tolerate a range of light levels.  


Cornus kousa 'Milky Way' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Vase-shape
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus kousa 'Milky Way'

Cornus kousa 'National'

Cornus kousa 'National'

National Flowering Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'China Girl'

Cornus kousa 'China Girl'

Flowering Dogwood

Cornus kousa var. chinensis

Cornus kousa var. chinensis

Chinese Flowering Dogwood