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Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes' - Wolf Eyes Dogwood

More About Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

  • White flowers fade to pink
  • Showy, red fruit displayed in the fall
  • Drooping, variegated green and white leaves change to pink in late summer
  • Fall colour is scarlet to red-purple
  • Vase-shaped habit
  • 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:

250-300 cm

Spread:

250-300 cm

Colour:

White
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Wolf Eyes 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. Slow growing when young, faster with maturity.


Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color
Fruit

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Vase-shape
Rounded

Foliage Color

Variegated
White
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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