Dogwood ‘Red Osier’



Dogwood ‘Red Osier’

Cornus sericea

Zone: 2
Exposure: Full Sun To Partial Shade
Mature Size: 8 high x 6 wide
Shrub Form: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Deep Green turning purple in the fall
Stem, Flower, and Berry Color: Red stems, white flowers, bluish-white berries
Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
Uses: Specimen, mass plantings, border edging, hedges

Description: A hardy deciduous shrub with an upright, rounded form, deep green foliage, red stems, white flowers and bluish-white berries. Excellent as a specimen or for borders, hedges, and mass plantings. A great choice for attracting birds to your yard.

Ornamental Features: Large, oblong leaves are deep green throughout the season turning a purple in the fall. Clusters of tiny white flowers in late spring mature to bluish-white berries. Stems turn crimson red in the winter providing four season interest and are excellent for cutting.

Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub. Low maintenance; although pruning is not required, removing 20-25% of the oldest stems in early spring of each year, stimulates growth of new stems which display the best color. Deer tolerant and rabbit resistant.

Additional information

Size - Shrubs

1 Gal, 2 Gal, 2 Gal (2-3') *Pre Order Pricing*, 5 Gal, 7 Gal