CORNUS alba

Commonly known as Red-barked dogwood

COLOURED STEMMED DOGWOODS

Green leaved dogwood which is happiest in wet or boggy conditions, red bark in winter
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) which turn red or orange in autumn.
  • Cream
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Vigorous upright shrub. Produces white flowers in flat cymes to 5cm (2in) across followed by pea-sized, white, often tinged blue, berries.
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    For best winter colour.
  • Partial shade

CORNUS alba

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Hard prune in March to produce new stems for best winter colour. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    Anthracnose.
    Place of origin
    Siberia, northern China to Korea.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Tolerates all
    Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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3m (10ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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COLOURED STEMMED DOGWOODS

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CORNUS alba 'Aurea'

CORNUS alba 'Aurea'

Golden dogwood

leaves greenish-yellow turning golden yellow in autumn, red stems

 
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CORNUS alba 'Elegantissima'

CORNUS alba 'Elegantissima'

Silver variegated dogwood

margined and mottled white

 
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CORNUS alba 'Kesselringii'

CORNUS alba 'Kesselringii'

Dogwood

brownish black stems

 
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CORNUS alba 'Siberian Pearls'

CORNUS alba 'Siberian Pearls'

Dogwood

profuse white berries tinged with blue

 
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CORNUS alba 'Sibirica'

CORNUS alba 'Sibirica'

Westonbirt dogwood

bright red stemmed dogwood

 
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CORNUS alba 'Sibirica Variegata'

CORNUS alba 'Sibirica Variegata'

Dogwood

silvery white edged leaves

 
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CORNUS alba 'Spaethii'

CORNUS alba 'Spaethii'

Golden variegated dogwood

golden variegated foliage

 
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