Red Osier Dogwood

Cornus sericea

$17.00$50.00 + GST

A multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. A hardy, native shrub. A great general purpose shrub for northern climates. Has red bark, which is highlighted by snow, providing a significant winter interest. Grows quite large for the average landscape. Features dark green foliage throughout the season turning to a bright red colour in fall. White late-spring blooms, followed by white ornamental berries in late-summer.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 6 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 6 ft FLOWER Spring, White
ZONE 3 FRUIT Ornamental Fruit
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Latin Name: Cornus sericea
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Size:

Medium size shrub

Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Fall Colour:

Red fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Deer/Rabbit:

Rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as an accent, hedge or in a mass planting

Native:

Native plant

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Invasive:

Produces suckers

Winter:

Provides winter interest

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average to moist conditions

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Can be pruned at any time

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot, #5 Pot

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