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Wedding Cake Tree - Cornus Controversa Variegata (latin)

Geographical origins : Japan, China.
Adult dimensions : height up to 8m, width up to 4m.
Foliage : decidous.
Type of soil : any but dislikes very alkaline soil.
Hardiness : hardy.
Exposure : partial shade to full sun.

Properties and uses:
The Wedding Cake Tree (Cornus Controversa Variegata) has beautiful green foliage dashed with a creamy white which takes on a red tint in autumn. The wide spread of its branches gives it a sculpture like appearance. The Wedding Cake Tree flowers from May to June. It is covered entirely by small flat clusters of white flowers. It is an unforgettable sight. The flowers are followed by small shiny black berries that are a real treat for the birds.
The Wedding Cake Tree could quite easily become a major focal point in your garden, whether planted on its own or as part of a border.

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