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Cornus sericea

Cornus sericea - Red Osier Dogwood

More About Cornus sericea

  • White, panicled flowers produce white berries in the fall
  • Dark red branches are attractive in the winter
  • Foliage turns purple in autumn
  • Bloom Time: May

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

2

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

200-250 cm

Colour:

White
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Red Osier Dogwood Growing and Maintenance Tips

Vigorous growing shrub tolerating many soil and light conditions. Suckering freely, it is excellent for re-naturalization.


Cornus sericea Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Attributes

Deciduous
Berries
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Spreading
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Woodland/woods edge
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Cornus sericea

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Cornus amomum

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