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kousa 'Miss Satomi'
Cornus kousa var. chinensis 'Satomi'
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
'Miss Satomi' is a spreading medium-sized deciduous shrub with ovate leaves turning purple and deep red in autumn. Flower-heads with four ovate, deep pink bracts. Fruits strawberry-like, rosy-pink
Habit Spreading / Branched
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in well-drained neutral to acid soil but tolerant of a range of soils in sun or partial shade
Propagate by semi-hardwood or hardwood cuttings or grafting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Generally pest free
May suffer from cornus anthracnose diseases
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