Dogwood (Cornus sanguinea Arctic Sun™) in the Dogwoods Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Arctic Sun™
Cultivar name: 'Cato'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Uses: Provides winter interest
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP: 19892 Can. PBRAF


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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2014-11-04Late fall color
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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2014-10-04Fall colors - 3 year old planting with very little pruning
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Location: Cedarhome, WashingtonDate: 2012-12-06
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Cornus 'Arctic Sun' confusion by Bonehead Oct 2, 2013 6:39 PM 14

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