Cornus florida

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  • Common Name: Flowering Dogwood
  • Plant Story:

    An excellent landscape choice for all four seasons, the White Dogwood is a favorite in many yards and gardens. White “flowers” show their beauty in spring, foliage turns a vibrant red-purple in fall and glossy red fruits attract winter songbirds for the enjoyment of all.

  • Type: Tree Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: White
  • Planting Zone: 5-9
  • Height: 15-30 ft
  • Spread: 15-30 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen or small grouping
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Birds, Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Dogwood anthracnose, powdery mildew, leaf spot, canker, root rot, leaf, borers, leaf miner and twig
  • Is NativeEastern North America
  • Form: Pyramid
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Easily grown. Likes 2-4 inches of mulch to keep soil moist in the summer.


Flowering Dogwood - Additional Photos