Cornus alba Spaethii, a luminous foliage, bright green variegated with yellow.
The Cornus alba Spaethii or Golden Variegated Dogwood Spaethii is a bushy shrub whose upright branches of bright red color are very decorative. You will appreciate more all its beauty and originality in winter, after the leaves have fallen. It differs from other species by its bright green foliage variegated with golden yellow taking on sumptuous autumnal red and orange hues. Reaching a height of 2 to 2.50 m in height for a width of 2.50 m, it is a vigorous shrub and resistant to -20 ° C which will bring light in your hedge or your bed.
Cornus alba Spaethii is so called for its white bloom. Flowers grouped in panicles which remain insignificant hatch in May-June and are followed by inedible white fruits which are very popular with birds.
The Golden Variegated Dogwood Spaethii has no requirements on the nature of the soil provided that it remains fresh and rich in humus. Plant it preferably in the sun or even in partial shade for optimal coloring of its foliage.
Cornus alba Spaethii is pruned at the end of winter. To intensify the red color of the wood, do not hesitate to cut the older and less colored branches in half.
The bright colors in summer and flamboyant in winter as well as the bright red twigs make the Golden Variegated Dogwood Spaethii a must-have in your garden, whether it is combined with other shrubs to compose a hedge or a bed or installed. in isolated.