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Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'Red-barked Dogwood

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?
Woody plant, usually having a permanent framework of branches.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Height Up to 300cm (118.1in)
Spread Up to 250cm (98.4in)

Hardy Shrub

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Description

Make sure you don't get caught out with a dull winter garden - this Dogwood is grown for its vivid red bare stems, which will shimmer and glow during the coldest months of the year. The perfect winter colour shrub for your garden!

Cornus alba 'Elegantissima' is an easy to maintain shrub, which is neat, bushy and fills a gap in the border quickly and easily. The summer flowers are cream, and the large green leaves turn an attractive autumn shade too.

Dogwood is a resilient, trouble free shrub for a sunny border; it requires a moist, well-drained soil but can also tolerate consistently damp areas. Height: 3m (10'). Spread: 2.4m (8').

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.


2 x 3 litre potted cornus plants (T58231P)
2 x 9cm potted cornus plants (TKA7872)
1 x 3 litre potted cornus plant (58230)
1 x 9cm potted cornus plant (KA7506)

How to Grow
Plant Dogwood into garden borders in any moist, well drained garden soil, in full shade or part shade. Cornus is a very useful shrub, as it can also tolerate damp soils or an exposed position.
More Info
To encourage plenty of colourful stems, Dogwood will need regular pollarding in early spring. Cut back all Dogwood stems to 3 buds above soil level or to a permanent low framework. Apply a mulch of well rotted manure or other organic matter around the base of the plant after this pruning. Caution: irritant to skin and eyes, harmful if eaten.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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