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Cornus kousa 'Samaritan™' (Samzam)

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More About Cornus kousa Samaritan™ ('Samzam')

  • White flowers fade to pink
  • Showy, red fruit displayed in the fall
  • Drooping, variegated, green and white leaves
  • Fall colour pink and burgundy
  • Vase-shaped
  • 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:

8-9 m

Spread:

8-9 m

Colour:

White
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Samaritan Flowering Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in medium moisture and an acidic, well-drained soil, however, they will tolerate a range of light levels. Can be grown as a specimen tree or shrub.


Cornus kousa Samaritan™ ('Samzam') 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

White
Green
Variegated

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus kousa 'Samaritan™' (Samzam)

Cornus kousa 'Summer Fun'

Cornus kousa 'Summer Fun'

Summer Fun Dogwood

Cornus nuttallii 'Goldspot'

Cornus nuttallii 'Goldspot'

Gold Spot Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

Wolf Eyes Dogwood