Empress of China® Dogwood

Empress of China® Dogwood

Cornus angustata ‘Elsbry’ PP14537

An evergreen Chinese Dogwood with a graceful, yet vigorous habit and loads of flowers. Each branch holds up to 150 white blooms that eventually transform into translucent strawberry-like fruit. Empress of China will light up your partly-shaded garden.

Bloom/Feature

Hundreds of creamy white blooms in early summer

Plant Type

Trees

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

-10°F

Key Features

Year-Round Interest

Flowering Season

Spring to Summer

Use

Accent

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

15-18'H x 13-15'W

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Part Sun to Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants