Close up of variegated Ivory Halo Cornus


Dogwood - Red Twig

Cornus alba


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Close up of variegated Ivory Halo Cornus
  • Variegated foliage
  • Excellent for cuts
  • Deer resistant

Ivory Halo® Cornus is a compact variegated cultvar with dark red twigs in winter. Good in cut flower arrangements.

USDA Zone 3 - 8 (-40°F/-40°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 5 - 6'

Width 5 - 6'

Finish Time 1.5 seasons

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Variegated

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4"

Soil Highly adaptable, but does best in moist, even wet soils. Tolerates dry conditions once established.

Pruning Prune about a third of the branches to the ground in late winter/early spring.

Uses Mass plantings; cutting gardens; naturalizing; hedges; rain gardens; cutting gardens; foundation plantings.

Growing Tips Pruning is essential for red-twig dogwoods to maintain their best feature: bright red stems. Determine which method to use based on your design intentions for the plant. Provide good air circulation to minimize leaf spot. One of the most shade tolerant ornamental shrubs. Excellent for cutting.