Family: Cornaceae

Scientific Name: Cornus kousa Wofl Eyes

Common Name: Wolf Eyes

DescriptionOne of the best of the variegated Cornus kousa.
Plant TypeAll Plants, Shrubs Deciduous
Hardiness Zone5-8
Sunlightfull, mostly sunny, shaded
Soil & Siteaverage
Flowers4 white bracts (not petals)
Leavesgreen, variegated, leaves may curl, streaks of pink to red in fall
Dimensionsaround 6-10 by 6-10 feet (HS), shrubby
Maintenanceoccasionally reverts back, these need to be removed
Cultivar OriginOriginated as a sport at the Manor View Farm in Monkton Maryland (USA).
Misc FactsGenus name "Cornus" is derived from the word cornu which means “horn” and refers to the hard wood. The species name "kousa" is the Japanese name for this dogwood.
Notes & Reference#1-Manual of Woody Landscape Plants (Michael Dirr), #175-Dogwoods (Paul Cappiello and Don Shadow)
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