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Cornus sanguinea 'Compressa'

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus sanguinea 'Compressa'

Cornus sericea 'Kelseyi'

Cornus sericea 'Kelseyi'

Kelsey Red Osier Dogwood

 

More About Cornus sanguinea 'Compressa'

  • Slow-growing small dogwood which seldom flowers
  • Leaves are packed tightly on reddish stems
  • Foliage turns red to purple in the fall
  • Thick, wrinkled, deeply veined, glossy, dark green foliage
  • Upright, columnar habit
  • Bloom Time: May to June

Zone:

5

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

25-30 cm

Colour:

Non-flowering
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Bloodtwig Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Neat, formal plant requiring very little maintenance.


Cornus sanguinea 'Compressa' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Columnar
Dwarf
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

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