June Snow Dogwood
Cornus Controversa 'June Snow'
Named for the large white clusters of flowers that form in June. At maturity this tree is often wider then it is tall and the canopy can spread up to 30 feet. Also notable is the striking fall color. The deep green foliage of summer changes to hues of yellow, orange, and red in the fall.
Tolerates some shade but does best in full sun locations.
The fruit of this tree is attractive to birds and local wildlife. An example of this tree can be found in the therapeutic Childrenï¿½s Garden at Portlandï¿½s Legacy-Emanuel Hospital.
40' at maturity
30' at maturity
Rounded and spreading
White, star-like, clusters appear in June
Rich dark green
This species offers good resistance to anthracnose.