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DeciduousDark-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long turning red or orange in autumn.
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in heightVigorous, suckering shrub with yellow-green winter bark. White flowers in flat cymes to 5cm (2in) across are followed by pea-sized, white berries, often tinged blue.
Very hardyHardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
Full sunFor best winter colour
CORNUS stolonifera 'Flaviramea'
Additional FeaturesGood to knowSyn. C. sericea. Wildlife plant - insects.Pests & DiseasesAnthracnose.Place of originEastern North America.
Garden Location/ConditionsCoastal / windswept
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Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.
RHS group 1
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilTolerates allWet or boggy soil
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