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Cornus sanguinea 'Arctic Sun®' (Cato)

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More About Cornus sanguinea Arctic Sun® ('Cato') (PP19892)

  • Smaller in stature than most dogwoods
  • Tiny, white flowers appear in Spring
  • Flowers give way to to bluish tinged berries
  • Medium green foliage turns orange-yellow in autumn
  • Yellow stems tipped in coral-red
  • Great winter interest

Zone:

4

Height:

100-125 cm

Spread:

100-125 cm

Colour:

White
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Arctic Sun® Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Adaptable to many sites, prefers average to moist soils in full sun. Best stem colour is on new growth. Pruning plants to the ground every other spring is recommended to maintain best stem colour and overall appearance. 


Cornus sanguinea Arctic Sun® ('Cato') (PP19892) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Compact
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Foundation planting
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus sanguinea 'Arctic Sun®' (Cato)

Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

Midwinter Fire Dogwood

Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Beauty'

Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Beauty'

Winter Beauty Dogwood