Cherokee Sunset Flowering Dogwood
Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Sunset’
- Size: 20’-25’ Tall and Wide
- Growth Habit: Rounded pyramidal with horizontal tiered branching
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
- Soil Requirements: Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils that has good drainage
- Appeal: The Cherokee Sunset Flowering Dogwood is distinct from others by having variegated leaves that have hues of green and yellow throughout spring and summer. The leaves will fade to different shades of red during the fall giving great fall color on its variegated leaves before dropping its leaves for winter. Cherokee Sunset has pink flower bract blooms with four petals in early spring.