Cornelian Cherry Dogwood, Cornelian Cherry
|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.
This small tree or shrub has bright yellow flowers in March and April. They develop into bright red, edible fruits that attract birds. No serious pests. Transplant as ball and burlap. Tolerates alkaline soils.
Attributes - Cornus mas
Plant Type: Shrub, Tree
Bloom Season: Mid Winter through Mid Spring
Flower Color: Yellow
Height: 20 ft. to 25 ft.
Width: 20 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8
Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil. Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Beetles, Black Spot, Scales.
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 florida rubra, Cornus kousa, Cornus kousa chinensis, Cornus mas variegata, Cornus nuttallii, Cornus sericea, Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea', Cornus stolinifera, Cornus stolonifera 'Flaviramea', Cornus stolonifera 'Isanti'