CORNUS canadensis

Commonly known as Bunchberry, Creeping dogwood

Attractive ground cover with a profusion of white flower bracts
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Terminal whorls of mid-green leaves 2-4cm (¾ -1½in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    15cm (6in)
  • Spread
    Indefinite
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
    Creeping rhizomatous perennial. Green flowers in cymes 1.5cm (½in) across surrounded by 4-6 white or pinkish bracts 1-2cm (½-¾in) long. Red pea-sized berries in autumn.
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade

CORNUS canadensis

 
Available again from APRIL 2024 - When fresh stock arrives
individually £15.00 each , 3+ £13.00 each 
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Anthracnose
    Place of origin
    Northern Asia, USA to Greenland.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Border
    Can be used as ground cover in a shrub border
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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