Cornus hongkongensis

Common Name : Hong Kong dogwoodFamily : CornaceaeType : ShrubHabit : BushyHeight : 2.5-4 metresSpread : 2.5-4 metresFlower colour : CreamFlowering from : Juneto JulyFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : Green& BronzeHardiness: Hardy through most of the UK -10° to -5°Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : Acid / NeutralSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - WinterTo be Sheltered

C. hongkongensis is a variable shrub or tree reaching up to around 15m tall in cultivation with oblong to elliptic, glossy, evergreen leaves that may&be a&coppery-red colour when young. In spring, clusters of up to 70 tiny, greenish flowers are surrounded by showy, creamy-white bracts up to 4cm long and may be followed by rounded, red or yellowish-red fruits. [RHS]

See on garden plan - Coordinates: O10