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Cornus sericea /Redosier Dogwood

Cornus sericea   / Cornus sericea
Very red stems in winter
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Very red stems in winter

Ripe fruit in September in Skagway, Alaskla

Tight cluster of fruit

Foliage in September

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Scientific Name: Cornus sericea
Common Name: Redosier Dogwood
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
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Comments: Twigs are dark red when young, fade to gray-green in late spring and summer and trun red again in fall. Can tolerate flooding and is very tolerant to extremely low temperatures. The inflorescense is made up of many small flowers that have no bracts as do other dogwoods. Birds feed on the white berries that mature in late summer and early fall.