This unusual hybrid is a cross between the native Western dogwood, Cornus nuttallii, and the Eastern North American species, Cornus florida. The large flowers open in early spring and are gleaming white and abundant. Green summer leaves turn scarlet in autumn. The tree has a narrow frame and distinctive layered branching habit that works well in the garden and shows the blooms to their best advantage. Mature height of 20 ft with a width of 15 ft. Full sun to partial shade.