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Cornus alternifolia

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More About Cornus alternifolia

  • Tiny, yellowish-white, fragrant flowers in flat-topped clusters
  • Abundant clusters of bluish-black berries in the summer
  • Glossy, green leaves turn red in the fall
  • Upright clump of tiered, horizontal branches
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and other parts of North America.

Zone:

4

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

7-8 m

Colour:

White

Pagoda Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in medium moisture and a well-drained soil, however, they will tolerate a wide range of soils. Thrives in some shade and in full sun if roots are shaded. 

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Cornus alternifolia Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color
Berries

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Tiered
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus alternifolia

Cornus controversa

Cornus controversa

Wedding Cake Tree

Cornus alternifolia 'Argentea'

Cornus alternifolia 'Argentea'

Varigated Pagoda Dogwood