A highly ornamental dogwood that creates an attractive focal point. Small tree or large shrub is highly effective as a screening plant. Prefers an acid soil that is well drained and evenly moist. Mulch well and plant in a sunny position.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: Dark green turning reddish-purple in autumn
Flower: Rose pink petal-like bracts provide excellent contrast against the deep foliage. Prolific flowerer followed by ornamental pinkish-red fruits.
Bark: Light grey. Exfoliating and mottled when older.