Cornus alternifolia 'Argentea'

Silver Pagoda Dogwood

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cornus alternifolia argentea
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Small, green leaves edged with white give a silver appearance. Branches grow in tiers. Autumn leaves of red and purple. Clusters of cream-white flowers top the branches in early-summer.

exotic tree Exotic
deciduous tree Deciduous
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Taxonomy and Etymology

Family: Cornaceae, a family of flowering trees, shrubs, and herbs native to northern temperate regions and tropical Asia.

Genus: Cornus, cornus (Latin, noun), meaning 'dogwood', originally referring to Cornus mas. The generic name could also be derived from the Latin noun cornūs (horn, power, strength), in reference to the high strength, density, and hardness of the wood of species in this genus. Commonly known as dogwood, a genus of flowering plants that are native throughout much of temperate and boreal Eurasia and North America, with China, Japan, and the southeastern United States being particularly rich in native species.

Species: Cornus alternifolia, alternifolia (Latin, adjective), derived from the Latin adjective alternus (alternate) and noun folium (leaf), meaning 'alternate-leaved', in reference to the alternate leaf arrangement along the stems of this species. This means the leaves are single at each node and borne along the stem alternately in an ascending spiral.

Cultivar: Cornus alternifolia 'Argentea'

Common Name: Silver Pagoda Dogwood

Description and Features

Description: Small, green leaves edged with white give a silver appearance. Branches grow in tiers. Autumn leaves of red and purple. Clusters of cream-white flowers top the branches in early-summer.

Height: 4m

Width: 3m

Winter Foliage: Deciduous

Origin: Exotic

Foliage:

  • Summer: Green, White

  • Autumn: Red, Purple

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: Green, White

Flowers:

  • Summer: White

  • Autumn: None

  • Winter: None

  • Spring: None

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