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Cornus x 'Stellar Pink' (Rutgan)

#PP7207

Series: Stellar

More About Cornus x Stellar Pink ('Rutgan') (PP7207)

  • Soft pink, overlapping, very showy flowers
  • Sterile (producing no fruit), with resistance to diseases
  • Drooping, glossy, green leaves
  • Fall colour is scarlet to red, some purple
  • Upright clump of tiered, horizontal branches
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

The showy flowers seen on some cornus cultivars are actually bracts surrounding the smaller, inconspicuous flower in the centre.

Zone:

5

Height:

7-8 m

Spread:

7-8 m

Colour:

Pink
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Stellar Pink 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.  


Cornus x Stellar Pink ('Rutgan') (PP7207) Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Vase-shape
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus x 'Stellar Pink' (Rutgan)

Cornus kousa 'Satomi'

Cornus kousa 'Satomi'

Satomi Flowering Dogwood

Cornus florida 'Prairie Pink'

Cornus florida 'Prairie Pink'

Prairie Pink Dogwood

Cornus florida 'Rubra'

Cornus florida 'Rubra'

Pink Flowering Dogwood