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Red-osier Dogwood | Cornus sericea

Attractive red stems with white flower clusters that produce white berry clusters. Fast growing. Opposite leaves and branches. Gorgeous red stems provide warm winter color.


Plant Details

HabitatsRiparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Shrub Swamp, Shallow Marsh
Habitat NotesShrub swamp; Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest. Used in riparian reclamation and wetlands.
Mature Height20’
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade, full shade
Soil ToleranceMoist soils
Special UsesAttracts insects, bees and butterflies; Attracts birds; Attracts hummingbirds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; Provides bank stabilization; Ornamental