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Cornus sericea subsp. sericea

Red osier dogwood, Redtwig dogwood, Redstem Dogwood

Main interest:
bright red stems all year around especially in winter, very hardy.
Exposure:
full sun to partial shade, wetlands, easily adapts to large range of soil types
Flower colour:
pure white with pink, June to August
Foliage:
dark green with yellowish leaf border
USDA Hardiness:
zone 2: −45.6 °C (−50.7 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 5-9 ft (1.5-2.7 m) width: 3-6 ft (1-2 m)
Use:
used for Christmas arrangement, nesting site for birds, butterfly and bee attractor, borders, hedge

With its absolutely gorgeous bright fire engine red stems, it's no wonder this native to Canada shrub has been such a popular choice to lively up a garden in the winter time. Beautiful too in the spring with its large clusters of pretty white flowers, this shrub truly does shine most in the winter. When everything around is grey and devoid of colour this Red osier dogwood will brighten up your garden with colour and hopefully your day too. Not to mention this red osier dogwood is native. You will be doing birds, bees, butterflies, and nature in general a favour by plating this in your garden. Native plants are great for the local ecosystem. Lastly this shrub is incredibly easy to grow, it is hardy and easily adaptable to the natural conditions of your area.

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Ships ON, QC, NB, NS, PE
Main interest:
bright red stems all year around especially in winter, very hardy.
Exposure:
full sun to partial shade, wetlands, easily adapts to large range of soil types
Flower colour:
pure white with pink, June to August
Foliage:
dark green with yellowish leaf border
USDA Hardiness:
zone 2: −45.6 °C (−50.7 °F) View Zone Map
Mature height & width (max.):
height: 5-9 ft (1.5-2.7 m) width: 3-6 ft (1-2 m)
Use:
used for Christmas arrangement, nesting site for birds, butterfly and bee attractor, borders, hedge

Synonym(s): Cornus stolonifera, Cornus sericea subsp. sericea)

Also known as: Red-Osier dogwood, American Dogwood