Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Daybreak’

Cherokee Daybreak Flowering Dogwood

A small, slow growing, low branched tree with white bracts in the spring. The leaves are olive green, variegated with yellowish-white, sometimes tinged pink. The leaves tend to sunburn less at the edges than other cultivars. The fall color is pink to deep red. Flowering Dogwoods prefer moist, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Introduced in the late 1980's by Commercial Nursery as 'Daybreak'.

  • Common Name: Cherokee Daybreak Flowering Dogwood
  • Height: 20' tall
  • Spread: 20' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 9