This is an unusual dogwood in that it has variegated foliage,
It produces showy clusters of white flowers bracts held atop the branches in mid spring.
It has attractive yellow-variegated green foliage throughout the season.
These pointy leaves are highly ornamental and turn lemon yellow in autumn.
It may produce red berries from early to late autumn.
The bright colour of the foliage makes a colourful contrast with green trees.
It forms a multi-trunked small deciduous tree.