Kousa Dogwood (Cornus kousa 'Fireworks') in the Dogwoods Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 15 to 20 feet (4.5-6 m)
Plant Spread: 15 to 20 feet (4.5-6 m)
Leaves: Good fall color
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
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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