Cornus alba Baton Rouge, 10L
Cornus alba Baton Rouge, 10L
Red barked Dogwood

Cornus alba Baton Rouge, 10L

£45.00

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Features

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Baton Rouge is an upright to rounded, deciduous shrub with scarlet winter shoots and ovate, dark green leaves often turning orange or red in autumn. Flat clusters of spring-time cream flowers that attract the bees are followed by white, sometimes blue-flushed berries. A superb plant for winter drama.

Insights

Best cultivated in a moist position and is ideal for water gardens, looking superb reflected in ponds. Try in a large pot or planted as a hedge for dramatic effect.

Details
  • Flowers: April - July
  • Hardy
Planting
  • All soil types
  • South, East and West aspect
  • Full sun or partial shade
Care

The plants can become woody with age, so to maintain the bright colours it is advisable to prune almost to the ground each March. Never fear, it will swiftly regrow!