• slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide
  • slide

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

Related Content

Upcoming Appearances
 

​​​​​​July 15, 2020
Lake Country Virtual Art & Garden Tour
Online via Facebook Live

July 29, 2020
Rain Garden Webinar
Online

Learn More

Book an Appearance

Learn More

Win 3 bags of Wool Pellets and reduce the need to water your container gardens by 25%

ENTER NOW