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Celestial Shadow flowering dogwood features beautiful variegated foliage and long-lasting flowers. Leaves emerge with striking creamy yellow marginsThe and beautiful fall color. Striking variegated leaves of creamy yellow and green.Generous creamy yellow margins on the dark green leaves iThe variegated leaves of creamy yellow and green brighten up partly shaded areasleaves emerge in spring with a generous margin of creamy yellow, brightening up enerously variegated Creamy white, 4-petaled flowers (bracts) float all along the spreading stems in June and are followed by red, raspberry-like fruit that birds enjoy. Clean, dark green foliage turns various shades of yellow, orange, red and purple in fall, the color often persisting for weeks. The patchy gray-tan-rich brown bark that develops on older trees is a great winter feature. For best growth this tree requires loose, acidic and well-draining soil. We recommend amending heavy clay soil with shredded pine bark and adding soil sulfur to make it more acidic.
The Celestial Shadow dogwood is a choice ornamental tree that will dazzle all season long. The variegated leaves begin in spring with a generous margin of yellow followed by striking white flowers. The fall colors are spectacular shades of purple and fuchsia.
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