Miss Satomi Flowering Dogwood
Did you know?
The true flowers of Miss Satomi Flowering Dogwood trees (Cornus kousa 'Miss Satomi') are actually the tiny, yellow-green clusters that can be found at the center of the showy pink bracts. Although they are colorful, the bracts are not flower petals, they are specialized leaves.
Up to 15 feet tall and wide
Flowers, Fruit, Foliage
Bracts can be any shade of pink. Red fruit resembles rounded raspberries. Oval-shaped, pointed green leaves shift to shades of red in the autumn. Bark is mottled and exfoliates in shades of tan and gray.
Pests & Diseases
Great as a specimen, accent, or border. Very picturesque near large buildings and blank walls.
Plant in moist, well-drained soil in an area with full sun to part shade. These large shrubs are moderately cold hardy and drought resistant once established, but they may have difficulty establishing strong root systems.
China, Japan, Korea