Dogwood (Cornus Constellation®) in the Dogwoods Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Constellation®
Cultivar name: 'Rutcan'
Also sold as:
Cornus x rutgersensis 'Constellation'
Cornus x rutgersensis 'Rutcan'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 15-25 feet
Plant Spread: 12-18 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: This hybrid does not produce fruit
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem


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Posted by DaylilySLP (Dearborn Hts, MI - Zone 6b) on Feb 11, 2018 7:47 PM

Hybridized by Orton, 1988
(Cornus florida x Cornus kousa) was developed by Elwin R. Orton, Jr. as part of the Stellar series of dogwoods released by Rutgers University.

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Cornus 'Arctic Sun' confusion by Bonehead Oct 2, 2013 6:39 PM 14

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