Cornus sericea

Redtwig Dogwood, Redosier 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 sericea, Redtwig Dogwood, Redosier Dogwood
The sight of cardinals searching for food among the brilliant red branches of Redtwig Dogwood in a snow-covered landscape is unforgettable. Tiny white flowers, white fruit, and purplish-red fall color make this a four-season ornamental shrub.

Attributes - Cornus sericea

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Late Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 7 ft. to 9 ft.

Width: 10 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Wet Soil. Susceptible to Scales.

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