CORNUS sanguinea

Commonly known as Common dogwood, Dogberry

COLOURED STEMMED DOGWOODS

Greenish with red flushed stems and purple autumn colour
Further Reading....
  • 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

CORNUS sanguinea

 
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  • 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.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • 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

COLOURED STEMMED DOGWOODS

CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

Common dogwood, Dogberry

branches orange-yellow and red in winter, an attractive new cultivar

 
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Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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