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Cornus asperifolia var. drummondii

Also called Rough-Leaved Dogwood


 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus asperifolia var. drummondii

Cornus sericea

Cornus sericea

Red Osier Dogwood

Cornus racemosa

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Cornus amomum

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

 

More About Cornus asperifolia var. drummondii

  • Oval, green foliage has a rough topside and downy underside
  • Flowers are similar in appearance to Cornus racemosa
  • Clusters of white drupes mature in late summer
  • Twigs are reddish-brown in colour
  • Fall colour has varying shades of purple and red
  • Bloom Time: May to June

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

5

Height:

2-4 m

Spread:

2-4 m

Colour:

White
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Roughleaf Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

More commonly used in a natural planting in a moist location where the plants can spread and form thickets. Its ornamental value is minimal. 


Cornus asperifolia var. drummondii Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average

Attributes

Berries
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Roadside planting