Korean Dogwoood Blooming in October

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by JimLewis, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
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    This happens almost every year around this time. But it never ceases to amaze me that I can get almost a full bloom out of my Korean Dogwood (Cornus Kousa 'Satomi Pink'). Even with the leaves already turning and a few have even fallen off, the tree is almost in full bloom. Now the flowers (yes, I know they're not flowers, they are bracts) aren't quite as profuse as they are when they bloom in June. But still, it's a pretty good bloom for it being almost November!

    This tree is really happy.

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  2. JimLewis

    JimLewis LawnSite Fanatic
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    Here is a nice photo of how the tree normally looks in late June.

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  3. andyslawncare

    andyslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
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    Wow, that's pretty.
     

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