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Flowering dogwood

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Flowering dogwood  is a noble shrub which thrives in sunny spots as well as half-shade locations. It requires soils that are rich in nutrients and humus and contain some added mulch. It blooms with abundant clusters before leaves come out and the bloom is effective for about 3-4 weeks. 
It is mainly suitable as an accent; however, it can be combined with other shrubs with different bloom times. It creates interesting compositions with other types of dogwood featuring diverse bark colors, which looks immensely appealing mainly in winter.  

IT IS A PRECIOUS FLOWERING SHRUB which requires acidic soils and low maintenance.
The bark of the roots and branches has stimulating and invigorating effects and is used as a substitute for quinine in North America.

The Rubra cultivar is one of the most common varieties of flowering dogwoods with a colorful flower. The inflorescences are composed of 4 dark pink to purple-reddish leaves and a small center with miniature tubes of true flowers. After pollination, it turns into bright red, shiny fruits, similar to small arrows. They are slightly toxic.


Container volume (liter): 110

 

 
  • Price incl. VAT9 450,00
  • Price excl. VAT8 217,39