Cornus controversa ZHN-15-155 (Giant Dogwood)

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Cornus controversa ZHN-15-155 (Giant Dogwood)

Family: Cornaceae
Zone: 5-9
Natural Range: China
Soil: Average, humus rich
Light: Part shade, sun
Height: 30'
Pest Resistance: Deer
Bloom Time: May to June
Attributes: Deciduous tree with distinctive horizontal branching in tiers.  Cornus controversa along with Cornus alternifolia are the only two dogwoods that feature alternate leaves. Small white flowers in flattened clusters.
Notes: Found throughout parts of China.  This selections was collected in southern Gansu China during our 2015 trip.  This area is very diverse and due to the difficulty of getting into the botanical areas, much of the flora and terrain is still little known.
Cornus controversa ZHN-15-155 (Giant Dogwood)

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