Common Name: Creme de Mint™ dogwood
Species: alba 'Crmizam'
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 4 to 5 ft
Width: 4 to 5 ft
This shrub is a variegated cultivar of Tatarian/Siberian dogwood. It has pale green leaves with creamy margins. The stems are a chartreuse color that gives the shrub interest year-round. The colors of Creme de Mint™ are the most vibrant in full sun. It can be planted in cities and near roads or sidewalks because it tolerates urban pollution and road salt. White clusters of flowers bloom in late spring to summer. Use C. alba "Crmizam" in borders, hedges, mass plantings, or in very wet areas.