Ruth Ellen®

Photo: Ruth Ellen.

Qualities for Ruth Ellen® include:

  • At peak bloom in the spring trees of Ruth Ellen® produce a flower (bract) that is a brilliant white color  
  • Ruth Ellen® is known for producing a vigorous and hardy tree
  •  Flowers later than most varieties of dogwood
  • Ruth Ellen® has good resistance to the diseases powdery mildew and anthracnose 
  • Has displayed a high level of  winter hardiness – USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 6A