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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 kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

Wolf Eyes Dogwood

Cornus kousa Samaritan™ ('Samzam')

Cornus kousa Samaritan™ ('Samzam')

Samaritan Flowering Dogwood

Cornus alternifolia 'Argentea'

Cornus alternifolia 'Argentea'

Varigated Pagoda Dogwood