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Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes' - Wolf Eyes Dogwood

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

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus kousa 'Wolf Eyes'

Cornus kousa 'Summer Fun'

Cornus kousa 'Summer Fun'

Summer Fun Dogwood

Cornus kousa Samaritan™ ('Samzam')

Cornus kousa Samaritan™ ('Samzam')

Samaritan Flowering Dogwood