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CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

Commonly known as Common dogwood, Dogberry

COLOURED STEMMED DOGWOODS

Branches orange-yellow and red in winter, an attractive new cultivar
Further Reading....

 

  • Deciduous
  • Cream
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 80cm (32in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - produces white flowers in flat cymes followed by pea-sized blue-black fruit. Orange-yellow and red stems in winter.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - for best winter colour.
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - prune about a third of the stems back to 2-3 buds above the base in spring. This leaves a framework of stems, allowing new growth to colour for winter. Wildlife plant - bees and other insects.
  • Ornamental bark
  • Pests & Diseases - anthracnose.
  • Place of origin - Europe (garden origin, Germany. Named in 1990)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest - Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tolerates all
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  80cm (32in)
 

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