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Cornus kousa 'Scarlet Fire'

Cornus kousa 'Scarlet Fire'

Scarlet Fire Dogwood

Regular price $95.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $95.00 CAD
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'Scarlet Fire' burst on the scene in 2016, and still holds the title of 'most intensely pink flowered Kousa Dogwood in existence'. This impressive drought tolerant small tree covers itself with large four pointed blooms in tones of deep pink to fuchsia. Pinkish-red fruit attract birds in late summer and autumn.



Hardiness Zone:  Zone 5 to Zone 8
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
Height: 6.0 m to 9.0 m 
Spread: 6.0 m to 8.0 m
Soil Requirements: Organically rich acid to neutral  moist soils
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
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Use: Specimen tree, street tree, woodland gardens, patio tree
Flower Colour & Shape: Four showy pointed deep pink to intense fuchsia pink bracts, surrounding a central boss of tiny greenish flowers. Each 'bloom' may reach 10 to 12 cm across
Foliage: Dark green glossy ovate leaves with wavy margins, turn tones of red and purple in fall
Benefits: Brilliant pink flowers, deer resistant, excellent fall colour

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