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Cornus Controversa 'Variegata' (Wedding Cake Tree)

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Cornus controversa 'Variegata' (wedding cake tree)

Cornus Controversa 'Variegata' (Wedding Cake Tree)

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Position: full sun to part shade
Soil: deep, fertile, moisture-retentive soil
Rate of growth: slow-growing to average
Flowering period: June
Hardiness: fully hardy
Known as the wedding-cake tree, because of its distinctive, horizontal, tiered habit, this tree makes a lovely focal point for small to medium-sized gardens. It has bright green leaves with bold, creamy-white margins which turn red-purple in autumn and produces clusters of white flowers in June. Although it tolerates dappled shade, it performs best in fertile, moisture-retentive soil in full sun.Garden care: Incorporate a quantity of well-rotted garden compost or horse manure in the planting hole to improve the moisture-retentive qualities of the soil. The tree requires no regular pruning, since this would interfere with its graceful, tiered habit.




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