Cornus alba ‘Ivory Halo’

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02 Mar Cornus alba ‘Ivory Halo’

This variety of Tatarian dogwood is prized for it’s leaves that are outlined with white, the bright red color of its stems and branches in winter, and it’s general year-round toughness. Slightly more compact than other dogwoods it shines as a showy accent plant in a border or a large container. 

 

Common Name: tatarian dogwood
Type: Deciduous shrub
Family: Cornaceae
Zone: 3 to 7
Height: 4.00 to 6.00 feet
Spread: 4.00 to 6.00 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Bloom Description: Yellowish-white
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Hedge, Rain Garden
Flower: Showy, Good Cut
Leaf: Colorful, Good Fall
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies
Fruit: Showy
Other: Winter Interest
Tolerate: Rabbit, Deer, Erosion

A closer look at the leaves and red stems.

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A small taste of the fall leaf colour transformation.

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Even in the winter these shrubs provide a nice contrast with the snow.

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