BOTANICAL NAME Cornus alternifolia ‘Wstackman’
COMMON NAME Golden Showers Dogwood
DESCRIPTION Small tree with unique horizontal branching. Leaves have a golden-yellow margin. White flowers bloom in spring followed by bluish-black fruit that is attractive to birds.
HEIGHT 20 feet
WIDTH 20 feet
ZONES 4 to 7
EXPOSURE Full Sun to Partial Shade
FLOWER COLOR White
BLOOM SEASON May and June
COMPANION PLANTS Heuchera, Salvia, Euphorbia, Geramium, Hosta, Astilbe
GROWING AND MAINTENANCE TIPS Well-drained, moist, acidic soil. Prune to accentuate horizontal branching.
NOTES Accent in shade garden. Discovered as a sport in Chicago.