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any member of the genus Cornus, such as dogwood
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Noun1.cornus - a rosid dicot genus of the family Cornaceae including: dogwoodCornus - a rosid dicot genus of the family Cornaceae including: dogwood; cornel: perennial chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of temperate regions of northern hemisphere
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Cornaceae, dogwood family, family Cornaceae - a rosid dicot family of the order Umbellales including: genera Aucuba, Cornus, Corokia, Curtisia, Griselinia, Helwingia
cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
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250 St Cornus sanguinea (dogwood), shrub, 60 to 100 cm
This week's offer is for the new and exciting Pink Japanese Dogwood, Cornus kousa 'Miss Satomi', a premium free-flowering shrub producing clusters of tiny green flowers which are surrounded by large, dark pink, petal-like bracts.
Abstract: The pollen morphology of 2 species of the genus Cornus L.
Few plants have as much yearround appeal as colourful cornus.
In Alice's garden there are two cornus controversa 'Variegata' trees in separate beds, one on each side of a central path.
Cornus controversa | EVERY so often, in any garden that has been established for many years, you have to say farewell to a tree or shrub you've known for some time.
Cornus alba 'sibirica' (Dogwood) Jo Whitworth Q: I was at Wisley Gardens with a friend and we were looking at the Cornus family for winter colour after reading your column last week.
Cornus alba Sibirica is the bright red one, Cornus flaviramae has yellow green stems - or for something different try Kesselringii which has blackish purple stems.
take | hardwood cuttings on shrubs such as cotinus, cornus, salix and roses.
Cut suckers of small trees such as cornus controversa back to ground level to stop them competing with the tree ?
Cornus alba Ivory Halo (Ivory Halo Dogwood) develops into a compact, 6-foot-tall shrub with cream-edged variegated leaves that emerge from bright-red stems.