First Editions® Baton Rouge™ Dogwood - Cornus alba 'Minbat'

First Editions Baton Rouge Dogwood Cornus alba 'Minbat'
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Selected for its naturally compact, bushy habit and vivid red stems, 'Baton Rouge' offers amazing year round interest for any landscape. White spring flowers are followed by white berries attractive to birds. Medium green foliage transforms to a brilliant reddish purple hue in autumn. Bright red stems of winter make a spectacular display. Selected as a sport of Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Foundation
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
36-48"
Spread: 
36-48"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Stem Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.4 (9 votes)

Prefers a moist, well drained, slightly acidic soil. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Little pruning is necessary, although pruning to ground level when old to rejuvenate fresh new growth is recommended. Prune to remove broken or damaged limbs.

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