Redosier Dogwood


Redosier Dogwood

Cornus sericea 8-10' Formerly called C. stolonifera.

Broad loosely rounded multi-stemmed shrub spreads freely by stolons (underground stems) and forms excellent hedges and borders. Bright red stems are a favorite sight from late fall through early spring, before the foliage emerges. Most admirable in the winter when the masses of brilliant red stems contrast a backdrop of freshly fallen snow. Bring them inside and enjoy them for wreaths, arrangements and basket-weaving.

By June, the stems are hidden by dark green foliage and sprinkled with tiny 4-petaled star-shaped flowers. Whitish berries in 2-3" clusters are popular with dozens of bird species. One of the most valuable of our native wildlife plants. Perfect for swamps, streams and wetlands.

Very adaptable to a range of soils and climates, but generally likes wet conditions. Sun or partial shade. Fast growing and easy to transplant. To improve stem color, prune out older stems in the spring. Species native to eastern U.S. Z2. (1-3' bare-root plants)

488 Redosier Dogwood
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