General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8a
Plant Height: 15-20 feet
Plant Spread: 15-20 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Other: Emerging foliage has red tints. Needs full sun to develop the expected bright red color in fall.
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: The pink color of the bracts deepens as the blooms age
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Radiant Rose®
Cultivar name: 'Hanros'
Common names
  • Kousa Dogwood
  • Dogwood
  • Japanese Dogwood

Photo Gallery
Location: Toledo Botanical Gardens, Toledo, Ohio
Date: 2019-11-08
Cornus kousa Radiant Rose® - showing the main trunk and branchin
Location: Toledo Botanical Gardens, Toledo, Ohio
Date: 2019-11-08
Cornus kousa chinensis Radiant Rose® - At least this year (2019)

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