Cornus 'Eddie's White Wonder'
dogwood 'Eddie's White Wonder'
'Eddie's White Wonder' is a large, rounded deciduous shrub to 6m, with ovate leaves turning red and purple in autumn. Flower-heads to 12cm in width, in late spring, with usually four overlapping broad white bracts. Shortlisted for the Chelsea Plant of the Centenary for the decade 1963-1972
SynonymsCornus nuttallii 'Eddies White Wonder'
Cornus controversa 'Eddie's White Wonder'
Ultimate height4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
South–facing or North–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
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
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. For more advice, see flowering dogwood cultivation
Propagate by grafting or semi-hardwod cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Patio and container plants
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
Generally pest free but can get horse chestnut scale
Generally disease free
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