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Cultural Details for Cornus alba 'Bailhalo'

Common Name:
Ivory Halo ('Bailhalo') Tatarian Dogwood

Growth Rate:
Fast

Average Mature Height:
5-6'

Average Mature Width:
5-6'

Flower Details:
Perfect, yellowish-white flowers in 1.5-2.0" flat topped cymes, May-June after leaves mature.

Fruit Details:
Drupe, whitish-blue tinted 0.30" diameter in June-July

Fall Color:
Reddish purple

Bark Details:
Red stems in winter

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
MANY crown canker, flower and leaf blight, leaf spots, powdery mildew, twig blight, root rot and borers.

Native Habitat:
Bailey Nursery introduction. Zones 3-7

Other Features:
Compact selection of 'Argenteo-marginata', but the leaf margins are more white.

Culture and Care:
Fibrous rooted, easy to transplant bare rooted or containerized. Prefers moist well drained soil in sun-partial shade.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 60

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu