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Cornus kousa 'Summer Fun'

More About Cornus kousa 'Summer Fun'

  • In early spring the margins emerge a stunning pink
  • Leaves later matures to grey-green with with bright-white margins
  • Star-shaped white flowers
  • Fall foliage turns red-orange with pink margins
  • Red berries add winter interest

Zone:

5

Height:

200-300 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

White
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Summer Fun 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 'Summer Fun' 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

Berries
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Vase-shape

Foliage Color

Variegated
Green
Yellow
Red
Pink

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus kousa 'Summer Fun'

Cornus alternifolia 'Argentea'

Cornus alternifolia 'Argentea'

Varigated Pagoda Dogwood

Cornus kousa Samaritan™ ('Samzam')

Cornus kousa Samaritan™ ('Samzam')

Samaritan Flowering Dogwood

Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

Wolf Eyes Dogwood