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Blue Ray™ Flowering Dogwood

Plant for the blooms, but also the foliage and form

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  • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Height/Habit: 15 - 20 feet
  • Zone: 5-8
  • Flowering Date: Spring

We ship this item in Spring

74123-Blue Ray™ Flowering Dogwood

1 per pack $79.99

Blue Ray™ Flowering Dogwood

Description
Here's a dogwood with foliage as striking as its flowers—a wonderful new offering that is sure to add style and flair to your late-springtime landscape. Blue Ray boasts a unique vase-shaped silhouette with striking blue-green foliage that lays flat and allows the large, 3-4" ivory-white blooms to steal the show. As fall approaches, the leaves deepen to red for an entirely new, yet just as beautiful, look. Exhibits good disease and insect resistance. The shiny, blue-green, turgid leaves give the tree a healthy, sturdy appearance all season. To keep this dogwood looking its best, remove dead wood after the flowering period is done. Makes a fine specimen tree; does best when planted in rich, neutral-to-acid soil. Not recommended for shallow, chalky soils. Selected by Ray Jackson, Jackson Nursery. Cornus kousa chinensis 'JN6'PPAF
Product Details
  • Season Spring
  • Unit of Measure1
  • Botanical NameCornus kousa chinensis 'JN6' PPAF
  • Ships As2-3' BAREROOT
  • Sun ExposureFull Sun, Partial Shade
  • State RestrictionsAE AK FL GU HI PR
  • Spread15 - 20 feet
  • Spacing15 - 20 feet
  • Hardiness Zone5-8
  • Flowering DateSpring
  • Planting InstructionsDig a hole large enough to accommodate the roots without bending them. Work soil around the roots, firm well and water thoroughly
  • Winter CareA winter mulch is advantageous the first winter if fall planted
  • Flower Color:white
  • Flower Form4 ovate bracts 2-3" long which open large white flowers
  • Foliage TypeGlossy green leaves deepen to red in fall
  • Soil RequirementBest grown as a specimen tree in a fertile, humus-rich, neutral to acid soil in full sun or partial shade. It is not recommended for poor, shallow, chalk soils.
  • PruningDead wood should be removed after flowering
  • Unique CharactersticsGarden Debut: Unique in featuring large blue-green foliage which lies flat against its vase-shaped silhouette. Foliage remains attractive all growing season serving as the perfect backdrop for 3-4" creamy white flowers in spring. Disease and insect resistant, an excellent choice for a landscape specimen or in small groupings.
  • Shipped2-3' BAREROOT
  • Height/Habit15 - 20 feet
  • Growth RateSlow to moderate
Shipping Information

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Orders for in-stock seeds, general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping time frames outlined below:

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule
Zone Trees > 24"
1A-4B 4/2/18 - 6/22/18
5A 3/19/18 - 6/22/18
5B-6B 3/5/18 - 6/22/18
7A & 7B 2/12/18 - 6/22/18
8A-10B 2/12/18 - 5/25/18
Last Order Date Zones 1-7: June 18th, 2018
Zones 8-10: May 21st, 2018

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