Shrubs will reach up to 10 feet (3. Diseases. Propagation is by cuttings with ease or seeds with difficulty. Feb 8, 2016 - Explore janet wain's board "Corus Controversa" on Pinterest. Foliage is a beautiful mid green with broad creamy white margins turning shades of reddish purple in the autumn. Planting ... but may also be propagated at home from cuttings. Propagation is by cuttings with ease or seeds with difficulty. Cornus controversa 'Variegata' This rounded, deciduous tree with spreading, tiered branches is especially dramatic in the landscape. Propagation is by cuttings with ease or seeds with difficulty. was first “discovered” in cultivation. Cornus controversa 'Variegata', the Wedding cake tree, is aptly named as it forms tabulate spreading tiers of branches, much like the layers of a traditional wedding cake. One of the largest-growing species. Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ Best known in gardens in the form of Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ this plant has had a convoluted history. It is a native of Asia, which can be planted in United States Department of Agriculture zones 5 through 8. Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec; ... We nurture cuttings into these 12cm super plugs for you, offering fantastic value and very little effort. It is a deciduous tree growing to 15m tall, with a distinctive tiered branching pattern, glossy, elliptic leaves often turning purple in … Creamy white flowers in clusters bloom in June. ... Cornus controversa is a very cold-hardy tree, tolerating temperatures down to around -25°c when dormant. Cornus Cornus. Excellent focal point. Prized for its lovely flowers and brightly colored fruit, Cornus capitata (Evergreen Dogwood) is a bushy evergreen tree or shrub of spreading habit, forming a low canopy of ovate, leathery, dark green leaves, that may take on purplish and reddish shades in fall. Add to Basket. Current: Cornus controversa 'Variegata' Cornus controversa Plant - Variegata. Flowering dogwoods Cornus florida, C. kousa, C. capitata and C. nuttallii do best in well-drained but fertile soil that is rich in organic matter and neutral to acid in pH. 03 Dec 2020, 3:00pm If you fancy having a go at propagating your own dogwoods then try taking hardwood cuttings. CORNUS CONTROVERSA VARIEGATA – Wedding Cake Tree Characteristics Often called the ‘Wedding Cake Tree’ this is a very slow growing, strikingly variegated form of the Table Dogwood. See more ideas about dogwood trees, plants, dogwood. Abstracts of several subsections of this report appear below. Cornus controversa: Giant Dogwood 1. Wedding Cake Tree: Cornus controversa 'Variegata' Credit: Linda Kennedy / Alamy Val Bourne; 15 January 2016 • 8:32am. A large layered shrub or small tree with white variegated leaves, deciduous, sun or light shade. No pests are of major concern. Leaves are oblong-lanceolate to 5 inches (12.7 cm) long, opposite with 5-7 pairs of lateral veins. It has bright green leaves with bold, creamy-white margins, which turn red-purple in autumn and produces clusters of white flowers in mid-summer. Heal in firmly and keep watered if conditions are dry. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. Other common names silver pagoda dogwood . Plant database entry for Variegated Giant Dogwood (Cornus controversa 'Variegata') with 14 images and 16 data details. 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