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EDDIE'S WHITE WONDER DOGWOOD
Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder'

Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder'

Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA, Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA

General Notes

A hybrid between Cornus nuttallii × Cornus florida.

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Needs ample water. This beautiful hybrid was discovered by Henry M. Eddie, a Vancouver, B.C. nurseryman in 1955. It tends to grow a little taller and has larger flowers than C. florida.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Cornaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Rounded, Umbrella or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 20 - 35 feet.

Width: 15 - 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Oval, Medium to Light Green, Red, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Orange or Red Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Winter or Summer.

Bark Red Brown, Blocky.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 3 - 9 and 14 - 20.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.

Moist Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Beetle Borers and Scales, Anthracnose, Phytophthora and Root Rot.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Strong.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Attracts Birds.

Deer Palatable.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cornus nuttallii × florida 'Eddie's White Wonder' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
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