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Red Twig Dogwood

Botanical Name
Cornus sericea
Min Zone
2
Max Zone
7
Height
7 to 9 feet
Width
Up to 10 feet
Flowers
Late May to Early June: dull white, flat topped cyme, sporatic through the summer
Fruit
White drupe
Fall Color
Reddish-purple
Light
Full sun to light shade
Soil
Moist (prefers), adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Transplants easily
  • Prune out older canes for color and vigor
Problems
Twig canker, septoria leaf spot, scale
Varieties
  • Flaviramea - yellow twig dogwood
  • Kelseyi - dwarf to 3 feet
  • Silver and Gold - yellow stems, variegated leaves with an irregular yellow border

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