Cornus florida seed
Cornus florida ‘Rubra’ produces a blanket of large, rich pinkbracts in June. These can be followed by rosy-pink ornamental fruits. The shiny ovate foliage is dark green and gives way to attractive orange and red autumn colours.
This Pink Flowering Japanese Dogwood is a lovely smallor large shrub with almost tabulate branches that create a very attractive form. Cornus florida ‘Rubra’ has the RHS Award of Garden Merit and will grow well in any sunny or partially sunny position given well drained soil, reaching 4×3 metres in 20 years.