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Cornus kousa 'Scarlet Fire®' (Rutpink)

#PP28311

More About Cornus kousa Scarlet Fire® ('Rutpink') (PP28311)

  • Darkest and most-consistently pink-bracted to date
  • Medium to large bracts are pointed and generally non-overlapping
  • Drooping, glossy green leaves
  • Fall colour is scarlet to red, some purple
  • Upright clump of tiered, horizontal branches
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

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

Zone:

5

Height:

7-8 m

Spread:

7-8 m

Colour:

Pink (deep)
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Scarlet Fire® Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Does not like full afternoon sun, even with shaded roots. Grows best in medium moisture and an acidic, well-drained soil.  


Cornus kousa Scarlet Fire® ('Rutpink') (PP28311) Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Vase-shape
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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