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Cornus 'Rutban' Aurora 'Dogwood' - Flowering Dogwood from Historyland Nursery

Cornus 'Rutban' Aurora 'Dogwood' - Flowering Dogwood from Historyland Nursery

Cornus 'Rutban' Aurora 'Dogwood'

Flowering Dogwood

Categories: Tree

The Aurora is a hybrid dogwood (Cornus florida X Cornus Kousa) that is part of the Stellar series. It has a uniform width from top to bottom, typically maturing to 14-18' tall and as wide. 


We offer the Aurora Dogwood in a 15 gallon container.


More About Cornus 'Rutban' Aurora 'Dogwood'

  • Popular as a specimen or small grouping
  • Effective in woodland gardens
  • Large flowers bloom in Spring
  • Dark green leaves turn attractive shades of purple in Fall

 It is a small deciduous tree with a dense, upright, vigorous habit, large-bracted flowers, with profuse blooms and noted for its resistance to anthracnose and dogwood borer. 


Flowering Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils in part shade. Leaf scorch may occur in full sun locations, particularly in hot, windy or droughty conditions. Will benefit from a 2-4" mulch bed wich will help keep roots cool and moist in summer.  

The Auroroa is noted for having good resistance to anthracnose and dogwood borer. 


Height:

14-18 Feet

Spread:

14-18 ft

Spacing:

18 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5 - 9

Cornus 'Rutban' Aurora 'Dogwood' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Sun

Soil Moisture

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Attributes

  • Specimen
  • Vigorous
  • Edging
  • Fall Color
  • No Deadheading

Foliage Color

  • Dark Green
  • Purple

Habit

  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Fall
  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall

Plants that work well with Cornus 'Rutban' Aurora 'Dogwood'

Flowering Dogwood Flowering Dogwood (Cornus 'Rutgan' 'Stellar Pink')