Cornus kousa x nutallii
Full Retail Price: $195 (Why the difference?)
A disease-resistant flowering Dogwood with large spring flowers and nice fall color. A cross between the PNW native Pacific Dogwood and the Chinese Dogwood. Starlight Dogwood is resistant to anthracnose and mildew known to affect other varieties of dogwoods.
Thrives in well-draining, acidic soil. The plant prefers partial shade but will tolerate full sun.
Great ornamental tree with large showy flowers and fall color. White blooms attract bees and butterflies in spring.
30' at maturity
25' at maturity
Upright and oval
Large 4-5 inch cream-colored flowers in spring.
Deep green oval leaves turn red in fall.
Grayish-brown, somewhat scaly on mature trees.
A cross between the native Pacific Dogwood and the Chinese Dogwood, this tree is resistant to anthracnose and mildew known to affect other varieties.