Cornus florida x kousa ‘Celestial’
- Size: 15’-20’ Tall and 15’ Wide
- Growth Habit: Rounded, upright uniform shape
- Growth Rate: Moderate
- Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
- Soil Requirements: Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils that has good drainage
- Appeal: Celestial Dogwood flowers emerge white and turn to pink throughout the spring. It has prolific flower blooms that cover the tree and can overlap. Its leaves will stay green during spring and summer and begin to fade to red and purple hues throughout the fall before dropping leaves for winter. This dogwood cultivar is sterile and will not produce any fruits. Being a hybrid cultivar it is also more disease resistant. Deer resistant and tolerant to juglone.