Aurora Rutgers Hybrid Dogwood
Cornus florida x kousa ‘Aurora’
- Size: 20’-25’ Tall and Wide
- Growth Habit: Pyramidal, more spreading habit
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
- Soil Requirements: Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils that has good drainage
- Appeal: The Aurora Rutgers Hybrid Dogwood has prolific overlapping flower blooms that are dense and cover the tree in full bloom during spring and into summer months. The flowers are large and white against its green foliage. The foliage will fade to reddish purple colors during the fall and lose its leaves by winter. Deer resistant, disease resistant and tolerant to juglone.