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Cornus alba Elegantissima (Red-barked dogwood 'Elegantissima')

Cornus alba Elegantissima (Red-barked dogwood 'Elegantissima')

Cornus can be deciduous shrubs or trees, or creeping, woody-based perennials, some with brightly coloured young stems. Tiny flowers are borne in dense clusters, sometimes with showy bracts. Many have fine autumn colour.


'Elegantissima' is a bushy deciduous medium-sized shrub to 3m, with deep red stems and grey-green, white-margined narrowly ovate leaves to 10cm in length. Flowers small, creamy-white, in flat heads; berries white.

  • Common Name

    Red-barked dogwood 'Elegantissima'

  • Flowering Time

    July to August

  • Supplied Height

    Approx 85cm tall

  • Preferred Sunlight

    Full Sun or Part Shade

  • Supplied Pot Size


  • Type of Plant

    Deciduous Shrub


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