Cornus alba ‘Elegantissima’
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Variegated Redstem Dogwood is selection of Tatarian Dogwood. They have a large, rounded form with year round interest. Small, fragrant, white flowers that emerge in spring and most notably, its stems are a deep red color. They have green, long leaves that turn red-purple in the fall. They produce clusters of drupes in the summer that attract birds as well as providing a suitable habitat for many different animals. The Variegated or Elegantissima cultivar is a large sized, dense selection with green and white variegated leaves with red stems through the winter. They prefer organically rich, moist soils in full sun for best flower and fruit production. This shrub can typically tolerate heavier shade situations. Pruning is not necessary, but encouraged in order to keep the plant a certain size.