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CORNUS sanguinea

Commonly known as Common dogwood, Dogberry

COLOURED STEMMED DOGWOODS

Greenish with red flushed stems and purple autumn colour
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£12.50 each
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Any 3+ £10.00 each

  • Deciduous - leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • Cream
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - reddish-green, sometimes entirely green, winter shoots. Trim in spring for best colour. Produces flowers in dense cymes to 5cm (2in) across followed by pea-sized, dull, blue-black fruit.
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - the native dogwood. Wildlife plant. The rather pungent scent attracts insects. Leaves are food for caterpillars of green hairstreak and holly blue butterfly. Very effective planted en-masse by water.
  • Pests & Diseases - anthracnose.
  • Place of origin - Europe.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - 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 -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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3m (10ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CORNUS sanguinea

CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'  >


Commonly known as: Common dogwood, Dogberry.
Branches orange-yellow and red in winter, an attractive new cultivar
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individually £14.00 each, 3+ £12.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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