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Cornus florida rubra

Dogwood

This large group of trees, shrubs and ground covers features plants with attractive flowers and foliage, colorful bark and dependable fall color. Dogwoods are often used as flowering accents, architectural screens or mat-like ground covers. Prune out the oldest branches every year to encourage new growth.
Cornus florida rubra, Dogwood
This long-time favorite has bracts ranging from light pink to red. Not as hardy as the species.

Attributes - Cornus florida rubra

Plant Type: Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Late Spring

Flower Color: Pink, Red

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 15 ft. to 20 ft.

Width: 25 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Wet Soil. Container Plants, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Beetles, Black Spot, Scales.

Related Plants

Cornus 'Cherokee Sunset', Cornus 'Rainbow', Cornus alba, Cornus alba 'Argenteo-marginata', Cornus alba 'Elegantissima', Cornus alba 'Sibirica', Cornus alternifolia, Cornus canadensis, Cornus controversa, Cornus florida, Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief', Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess', Cornus florida 'Cherokee Sunset', Cornus florida 'Rubra', Cornus kousa, Cornus kousa chinensis, Cornus mas, Cornus mas variegata, Cornus nuttallii, Cornus sericea, Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea', Cornus stolinifera, Cornus stolonifera 'Flaviramea', Cornus stolonifera 'Isanti'
 
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