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Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

Landscape Use:
Very flexible plant that needs to be used in all landscapes.
A highlight plant for winter landscapes, but beautiful year-round.
A true four-season plant.
Fruit is coveted by the birds; if you have this plant, you’ll have birds in your yard.
Grows well in a range of conditions, from sun to partial shade, but does look the densest in full sun.
Extremely drought tolerant for Calgary and area gardens.

Special Conditions:
Tends to root in on the bottom branches and spread; if you don’t want it to spread, just keep those bottom branches pruned up.

Category:

Product Description

Widespread shrub up to 3m high, usually as wide as it is high.
Thick and bushy with dark deep green leaves in summer turning a deep red in the fall.
Small white flowers in clusters, mildly fragrant, bloom in mid summer.
Clusters of white fruit, sometimes with a bluish tinge, ripen in fall and hang on until later in the season.
Dark red to purplish winter branches.

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