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Gray Dogwood

Botanical Name
Cornus racemosa
Max Zone
8
Height
10 to 15 feet
Width
10 to 15 feet
Flowers
Late May - early June: whitish, cymose-panicles on each stem
Fruit
White drupe with red pedicels remaining late into fall and winter, showy
Fall Color
Reddish-purple
Light
Sun to shade
Soil
Adaptable, wet-dry soils
Planting & Care
  • Transplants easily
  • Requires rejuvenation pruning
Problems
None serious, suckers/colonizes
Varieties

Huron - 4 feet rounded form, good red fall color

Muckingum - 2 fe4 feet dwarf, good groundcover

Ottawa - 12 feet by 6 feet, columnar tree form

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