Botanical Name: Cornus sericea (Stolonifera); Family Cornaceae
Height: 5 - 8 feet.
Spacing: 2 - 3 feet.
Depth: Soak roots 2 - 6 hours before planting. Plant so stain on trunk is at same level as previously planted.
Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
Foliage: Opposite, simple, arcuately veined, 2 to 4 inches long, somewhat narrow, entire margin, green above, pale below.
Fruit: Dull white, 1/4 to 1/3 inch in diameter in rounded clusters. Maturing in late Summer to Fall.
Form: Small to medium sized shrub with numerous stems forming thickets.
Flower Form: Monoecious; small, dull white in flat top clusters about 2 inches across.
Soil Requirements: Well-drained, tolerant of many soil types.
Comments: Cream- ivory flowers in the Spring and red tinged foliage in the Fall. Crimson bark is a great attraction in the Winter. Prune in Summer if needed. Wet site tolerant. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
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