Cornus controversa 'Variegata' at Roath Park Botanic Garden

Cornus controversa 'Variegata' 0

Cornus controversa 'Variegata'
mid May 2015

Grid reference ST 18482 79203
Common name Wedding cake tree
Common name Variegated table dogwood
Origin Japan, China and Taiwan
Deciduous Yes
Status GB Champion 2013
Height 11M May 2015
Girth 94cm May 2015
Reference 001

This tree is to be found on the west side of the Acer Lawn.

Cornus controversa 'Variegata' bark

Cornus controversa 'Variegata' bark
May 2015

Cornus controversa 'Variegata' leaf

Cornus controversa 'Variegata' leaves
late September 2015

General tree description

This is a small deciduous tree with narrow ovate leaves, cream-edged and turning yellow in autumn. It has clusters of small cream flowers followed by black berries.