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Cornus Controversa Variegata - Wedding Cake Tree


Cornus Controversa Variegata - Wedding Cake Tree (Cornus Controversa Variegata)

This is an all-year-around interest tree. In Winter, the sun lights up the red stems.



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I was actually looking at this the other day - I do like Cornus - all year attraction

28 Nov, 2012

 

This is a beautiful tree. I have one as well but it does not like where it is located. I have it for about 6 years and it has not grown a bit. Just surviving. They are few mature ones in the neighbourhood and they are spectacular when in bloom. Yours looks great Karen.

28 Nov, 2012

 

I had one just like that Klahanie...took it out this summer. No reason for it not to grow but it hadn't moved for three years at least. I still have two good ones though! Thank you!

Thanks Paul, it's a fabulous plant. Only one downside to it really...it needs a bit of space around it.

28 Nov, 2012

 

A lovely specimen;0)

28 Nov, 2012

 

A real beaut of a tree/shrub.

29 Nov, 2012

 

they are superb Karen - I am going ot go and get it from garden centre now

29 Nov, 2012

 

Yay! ;))

29 Nov, 2012

 

;))))))))))

29 Nov, 2012

 

I pulled a couple out, they just sat there and did nothing.

Could it be, too much shade. I will try again now that I have seen yours, it's so nice, beautiful.

2 Dec, 2012

 

I had one like that Wells. Hope your next one is better!

2 Dec, 2012

 

bought one Karen !!!!

2 Dec, 2012

 

:) Well done Paul, looking forward to seeing it.

2 Dec, 2012

 

Will get some pics soon - in the front garden :))

3 Dec, 2012

 

I've been ever so busy again Paul...one of the raised veg borders is out, and some shade lovers planted in front of the shed. Only one to come out now and a huge pile of clay to be bagged up and taken to the dump, then I can start digging out a bit for the bog garden! It never ends does it? lol ;)

3 Dec, 2012

 

Exactly the same work I was doing and it was an awful messy long job - but done now - good luck with all your work Karen :))

3 Dec, 2012

 

lol...great minds eh? Thanks Paul, same to you! :)

3 Dec, 2012

 

All done now thankfully KAren - get in the warm , that wind was so cold today

3 Dec, 2012

 

I did about 3 hours yesterday Paul and was all set to get on with it today, but now it is pouring with rain/sleet, so I have the perfect excuse to stay indoors! :) Probably just as well, I could do with a break from it!

4 Dec, 2012

 

Just bought this one, waiting for the weather to improve before we plant it out.....how old is this one k?

21 Jan, 2013

 

About for years in the ground A. It was about 60-80 cm when I planted it. Didn't do much for first two years, then flung up a leader about 2' of growth upwards two years ago, then not much again this year. They are quite slow.

22 Jan, 2013

 

So I have to be patient then....time is not on my side lol

22 Jan, 2013

 

Sorry, but yes, I know, it is the challenge all of us gardeners have to bear sometimes!

22 Jan, 2013



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