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Cornus kousa 'Summer Gold'


Cornus kousa 'Summer Fun' is a stunning variegated dogwood with striking golden yellow margins and white flowers.

'Summer Gold' is a superlative variegated Cornus kousa with golden yellow margins on unkrinkled leaves which turn to flamingo pink in late summer than to tones of burgundy and bright red in fall. This cultivar has a pleasing upright habit. The flowers are a beautiful white in spring. Edible, red, strawberry-like fruits attract birds in late summer and fall. Grows 10-15' tall and wide. Possibly hardy to zone 4.

Common Name: Dogwood - [RFT Pre-Order]

Family: Cornaceae (The Dogwood Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 10-15'

Width: 10' and over

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Green

Class: Deciduous

Type: Tree

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: Yes

Berries: Red


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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