The Kousa Dogwood is a shrub or small tree with a low, spreading habit. It can be grown in many places in North America and Europe. Kousa dogwood is an excellent specimen for the shrub border, woodland garden and is also used for massing, as a hedge and in wildlife gardens. Kousa dogwood is also sometimes grown in large containers.
The Kousa dogwood is a great shrub for areas with wet soil. These shrubs are hardy and will grow in most areas of the United States. The Kousa dogwood can be very attractive in the fall when the leaves turn attractive colors.