Flowering dogwood 'Stellar Pink'

Cornus x rutgan

  • Flowering dogwood 'Stellar Pink'
  • Flowering dogwood 'Stellar Pink'
  • Flower name
    Flowering dogwood 'Stellar Pink'
  • Scientific name
    Cornus x rutgan
  • Aliasラトガーズ・ハイブリッド, rutgers , Cornus rutgan, Stellar Pink, Hybrid 花水木, 花水木
  • Place of originHorticultural species native to North America
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Flowering dogwood 'Stellar Pink'

Hybrid dogwood (scientific name: Cornus x rutgers) is a garden cultivar of dogwood, which is a cold-resistant and disease resistant deciduous low-tall tree of the family Cornaceae. Professor Rutgers at New Jersey State University in the USA is a hybrid / dogwood that mated and nurtured Flowering dogwood (Hanamizuki, scientific name: Cornus florida) and {{Cornus kousa}}(Yamaboushi, scientific name: Cornus kousa). This is called the 'Stellar series'. The Stella series are registered trademarks, and each variety is patent application pending or US patent patented. By making it hybrid, the tree shape has been improved, growth has become faster, a lot of flowers bloom, disease resistance (overcoming powdery mildew of weak point of dogwood), cold resistance / shade resistance increased. Stellar Pink (Scientific name: Cornus x 'Rutgan') is a breed of flower color (actually bract color) is a peach color variety, crossing a thin pink 'Flowering dogwood' and a white 'Cornus kousat'. Flowers (bracts) which blurred pale pink color to white ground will bloom in spring to summer, and autumn leaves in autumn. What looks like a petal is a rounded bract and slightly overlaps with the next one. The real flower is a plain yellow mass in the center. It is used for street trees, garden trees and memorial trees. Varieties include the following items.

General name: Hybrid dogwood, Scientific name: Cornus x rutgers, Origin: North America Eastern Distribution: Japan from Hokkaido to Okinawa, Life Type: Deciduous Low Builders, Height: 2 to 10 m, Single Leaf, Leaf: Leaf shape: egg shape or wide egg shape, flower shape (Actually, total bract piece): the tip of the total bract piece dented with four valve flowers, flower color (Actually, total bract piece): peach, flower diameter (Actually, total bract piece): 5 ~ 10 cm, flowering period: May-June, real inflorescence: head flower place, true flower shape: 4 regent flowers, true flower flower diameter: 0.5 cm, true flower color: yellow green, fruit type: Stone fruit (complex fruit), fruit color: red.


  • Order
    Cornales
  • Family
    Cornaceae
  • Genus
    Cornus
  • Species
    C. 'Rutgan'
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Compound scape inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHardy deciduous small and tall trees
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower5.0 ~ 10.0 cm

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