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Cornus capitata 'Mountain Moon'


Cornus capitata 'Mountain Moon' is an evergreen dogwood with grey-green foliage and large, white to pale yellow flowers.

Cornus capitata 'Mountain Moon' is an extremely high elevation collection from Bhutan introduced by Piroche Plants. It is a vigourous, evergreen dogwood tree with striking, rich, grey-green foliage and large, white to pale yellow 4-5 inch wide, long lasting flowers in late spring to early summer. Red, strawberry-like, edible fruits. Plant in protected locations away from winter winds.

Common Name: Evergreen Dogwood

Family: Cornaceae (The Dogwood Family)

Zone Hardiness: 8-9

Light: Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 15-25'

Width: 10' and over

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tree

Bloom Time: Summer

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 - Himalayas

Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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