Cornus kousa Scarlet Fire® (Flowering Kousa Dogwood)

Regular price$129.95
Shipping calculated at checkout.
Price does not include shipping costs.

  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Inventory on the way
Contact us to learn about delivery and install options before purchase.

Scarlet Fire, a Kousa dogwood cultivar was developed in 2016 Rutgers University. A vigorous grower with bracts appearing in June that are dark pink to fuchsia that are very showy lasting up to 8 weeks.

The cultivar is known to be a vigorous grower and is more resistant to disease and pests than other dogwoods.  Rounded growth habit and has attractive foliage of dark green leaves with a tinge of purple that turns into shades of red in the fall and bear's fruit. Height is 20-25' tall and spread of 15-20' wide, multi-stemmed.

Mature Tree Height: Medium: 15 to 30 feet
Sun (6+ hours) and Part Shade/Sun (4-6 hours of sun)
Soil Moisture: Medium and Well-drained
Soil Type: Average and Acidic
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Green and Purple
Features: Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Wildlife, Fruit, Fall Color, and Winter Interest
Tolerances: Deer Tolerant and Clay Soil Tolerant
Garden Type: Pollinator Garden, Woodland Garden, Specimen Tree, and Shade Tree

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Recently viewed

Marylanders Plant Trees

From the Maryland Department of Natural Resources:

"We launched Marylanders Plant Trees in 2009 to encourage citizens and organizations to partner with the State to plant new trees. Today, citizens can still take advantage of our coupon program to receive $25 off the purchase of a native tree at 86 participating nurseries across the State. The State cost of $20 per coupon is funded through a settlement from a major power generator for Clean Air Act violations, in partnership with the Office of the Attorney General, and Maryland’s participating tree vendors are generously absorbing the remaining $5.

Trees must be planted in the state of Maryland to qualify for $25 off coupon.
Wholesale customers do not qualify.