Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Cornus capitata - Evergreen Dogwood
Cornus capitata: Cornus
is the Latin name for the Cornelian Cherry (
, growing in a dense head.
Small scale tree, often with an irregular habit.
Foliage is somewhat duller green, and leaves are much narrower than
Showy 'petals' on flowers are actually bracts, or modified leaves. Greenish-yellow true flowers are perfect, in a tight rounded head.
Succulent, red, raspberry-like fruit.
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