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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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£13.00 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 10+ £10.00 each
Any 3+ £11.00 each

  • Deciduous
  • 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
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tolerates all
  • Wet or boggy soil
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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
Multibuy
individually £13.50 each, 3+ £11.50 each

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