Genus Cornus Species x Cultivar 'Rutgan' Stellar PinkÂ® Common Name Stellar PinkÂ® Dogwood Patent ID pp# 7207 Height 15 to 30 Feet Spread 15 to 30 Feet Habit Upright to slightly spreading. Moderate growth rate. Zone 5 to 8 Culture Full sun to partial shade. Flower Very large pink flower bracts and very heavy flower production. May. Flower Color Pink Foliage Medium green in summer, reddish in fall. Deciduous. Category: Flowering Tree Description Part of the Stellar Series, the result of the work of Dr. Elwin Orton at Rutgers University. Highly disease resistant.