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Cloud 9 Dogwood

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Cloud 9 Dogwood

Cloud 9 Dogwood Leaves

Cloud 9 Dogwood Trunk

Species

Cornus florida ('Cloud 9')

Family

Cornaceae

Campus Location

Southeast corner of Cherberg Building

Native Range

Species is native to the southeastern United States.

Description

  • Deciduous, with a typical height of over 15 feet.
  • Large, white bracts in the spring and glossy red fruit in the fall.
  • Dark green summer foliage that turns reddish-purple in the fall.
  • Landscape uses include ornamental tree and wildlife habitat.

History and significance:
This flowering dogwood cultivar was patented in 1961 by Chase Nursery in Chase, Alabama.

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