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Cornus alternifolia Argentea or Silver Pagoda Dogwood Tree for sale online UK nationwide delivery
Cornus Alternifolia Argentea
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Cornus alternifolia Argentea or Silver Pagoda Dogwood Tree for sale online UK nationwide delivery
Silver Pagoda Dogwood Tree
Nationwide Delivery
Standard Sized

Delivery Options for standard sized tree/plants ie without lorry icon.

Nationwide UK deliveries (except a few outer postcodes).


Order Value Del. Cost
Below £50 No Delivery
£50-£300 £29.95
Over £300 Free


Destination Del. Cost
Channel Islands £145
Isle of Man £145
Isle of Wight £95
Northern Ireland £95
Republic of Ireland £95
Scotland & Scottish Highlands £75

Prices above for delivery of our standard sized plants/trees. Nationwide UK deliveries (except a few outer postcodes).

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Available Sizes to buy online Quantity All prices include VAT
Height Excluding Pot:
1-1.25m (3ft 3-4ft 1)

Plant shape: fresh potted
Pot size: 20 Litres
Plant ID: 2287
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Cornus Alternifolia Argentea

This image displays plant 1-1.25 m tall.

Height Excluding Pot:
(3ft 3-4ft 1)

Pot size: 20 Litres

Price: £80.00
35% Discount £52.00
Discount applied to orders over £300 (excl delivery)
Price: £80.00
35% Discount £52.00
Discount applied to orders over £300 (excl delivery)
AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme by the RHS and are deemed:
         Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions/Available to buy/Of good constitution/Essentially stable in form & colour/Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Cornus alternifolia Argentea or Silver Pagoda Dogwood is native to the forests of eastern North America, where it thrives along the edges of wooded areas and swamps. In its natural habitat, Dogwood is one of the first wild trees to bloom in early May, with its white flowers lighting up the woodlands with their delicate beauty. If you have a lightly shaded area, this small tree will provide you with early spring beauty for many years to come.

While silver pagoda dogwood has some of the same characteristics as the variegated cornus, its spring flowering habit and taller, more elegant shape can fill a different need in your garden plan.

This particular cultivar, Cornus alternifolia Argentea, was awarded the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit in 1993 for its suitability for landscaping in United Kingdom gardens. It is fully hardy. Growing over 20 years to 5 metres in height, with a spread of 3 metres, the silver pagoda dogwood is a lovely accent tree for even a small garden. The branches, upturned at the ends, grow in tiers with wide gaps in between, leading to the descriptive name pagoda, and giving them a particularly graceful appearance. The bright white flowers appear in spring to early summer, and give way to flattish blue-black fruits on red stalks by October. Throughout the growing season, the green leaves with their silver-white edging light up the landscape, giving its name the silver pagoda dogwood. In fall, they turn reddish-purple before dropping off. 

Cornus alternifolia Argentea grows best in sun to semi-shade, with a well-drained acidic soil rich in organic matter with medium moisture. It needs little or no pruning, as its natural shape is part of its attractive appearance. 

The silver pagoda dogwood can be planted as an accent plant in lawn, in a garden setting, or along the edge of woodlands. Its versatility, size and year-round beauty make it a valuable addition to any garden.

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