Cornus alba ‘Elegantissima’ is a low maintenance deciduous shrub with an upright, bushy habit. In the summer, its foliage flaunts a fresh, bright green with cream-coloured variegation on the outside of the leaves – come autumn, they turn a gorgeous variety of orange and red hues before dropping. After shedding the leaves, it’ll reveal striking red-coloured branches for an attractive winter appearance.
From May to June, you can expect to see the plant grow small, creamy-white flowers, then white berries that will attract hungry birds. With its distinctive, scarlet-coloured stems, this shrub remains a beautiful and constantly changing fixture of your garden all 12 months of the year.
Please Note: When purchasing plants please consider that each live item is unique and may therefore differ from the images shown, which are for illustration purposes only - The plant will be supplied in a growers pot. Depending on season, some plants may be pruned back to encourage growth and deciduous plants may arrive without leaves.
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