Chinese Dogwood

Cornus kousa var. chinensis 'Galzam' GALILEAN™ Cornaceae

Growth habit



Long-lived polycarpic perennial


Comstock Knoll and Rhododendron Collection, Mullestein Winter Garden

Source of plant

Lake County Nursery Inc., Agway


Plants reach 20'-25' in height and 15'-20' in width with a vase-shaped habit that matures to a more rounded form with distinctly horizontal branching. A vigorous grower, the leaves on this selection are twice the size of the type; flowers are profuse, the white bracts exceptionally large, effective in May and June, followed by red strawberry-like fruits.

USDA Hardiness Zone


Special characteristics

disease resistance, foliage characteristics, winter interest