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Tree comparisons

Flowering dogwood
Cherokee Sunset

Sunset is a small ornamental American Dogwood, grown for its multi-coloured foliage.


Flowering dogwood
Cherokee Sunset
Gardening skillBeginner
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive foliage
Autumn foliage colour
Scented flowers
Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
SunlightTolerates shade
Prefers full sun
PruningDo not prune
Growth rateAverage
Site conditionsFree-draining site
WildlifeAttractive to birds


Flowering dogwood
Cherokee Sunset
Flower colourPink - light
Flowering monthMay
Leaf colourWhite-green variegated
Leaf colour - autumnBronze / Purple
Country of originUnited States
Annual cycleDeciduous