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

CORNUS sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

 
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.
individually £14.00 each , 3+ £13.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022

 

  • 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)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Suitable for small gardens
  • 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
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  80cm (32in)
 

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