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Cornus is part of the Cornus genus. Its scientific name is Cornus.

Cornus grows as a deciduous and is a flowering ornamental. Being a Deciduous plant, it will shed its leaves annually.

Normally grows with a shrubby habit.

Try planting Cornus if you'd like to attract butterflies to your garden.

Popular varieties of Cornus with home gardeners are Alba 'aurea, Venus, alba Kesselringii, Ormonde and Pink Blush.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Cornus have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Cornus

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Remember to water Cornus moderately.

See our list of companion Plants for Cornus to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Cornus from seed

Transplanting Cornus

It is easy to propagate Cornus spp. by taking cuttings. Cut the stem just below a node (where leaves would grow from). Trim the top of your cutting just above a node, so that there is a node right at the top and right at the bottom of your cutting. Aim to cut pieces that are approximately 10-15 centimetres (4-6 inches) in length. Trim all but the top most leaves from your cutting.

If you would like to directly insert your cutting into the ground, make sure to cut the bottom of the stem on an angle so it is easier to drive the cutting in. Alternatively, you may improve the chances of survival by placing your cutting in water until it has rooted, then digging a hole to plant.

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Cornus Folklore & Trivia

Cornus are a larval host plant for the Spring Azure Butterfly (Celastrina Ladon).

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