Cornus nutallii ‘Eddie#s White Wonder’
(= C. ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’)
Habit: Large shrub or small tree, 4-5 m tall, 3-5 m wide; loose and asymmetrical, slow-growing.
Flowers: Four bracts, blinding white, up to 10 cm across; May; the actual flower heads are an inconspicuous greenish brown in the centre of the bracts.
Leaves: Green, broadly elliptical; nice orange to scarlet in autumn.
Demands: Shady to semi-shady; sensitive to heat, good for moderate or cool, not cold areas, moderately frost hardy, protected areas recommended, likes very high humidity.
Soil: Moist to fresh; acidic to slightly alkaline, best in humic, sandy-loamy soil, not growing much on heavy soil.
Hardiness: Zone 7a