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Cornus kousa ssp. kousa

Family: Cornaceae

Common names: ARROWWOOD, CORNEL, DOGWOOD, WAYFARING TREE

Synonym: Viburnum japonicum

Native to: Japan

Plant

Type: shrub

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 6.5 feet

Max width: 8 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bird, specific butterfly species

Bird species attracted to plant: 98 species

Plant part consumed by birds: fruit

Bird uses plant for shelter or cover or cavity: cover

Plant features: evergreen

Edible: fruit

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape uses: flower fragrant, hedge or edging

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +10 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant

Butterflies that feed on this plant