- Clusters of fragrant white flowers in late spring
- Red stems add color in winter
- Deciduous shrub grows 6-9 ft. tall
- Attracts birds and butterflies
- Low-maintenance, deer-resistant plant
One of the most useful deciduous shrubs available, Cardinal Red Twig Dogwood solves many garden challenges. This fast-growing, upright spreading shrub grows 6-9 ft. tall with a slightly wider spread. Its dark green leaves are tinged with red and orange shades and turn purple in the fall. In late spring, clusters of fragrant, white flowers open and lure butterflies. Birds are attracted to its fruits. Cardinal Red Twig Dogwood's red stems add interest to the landscape in winter. This shrub tolerates wet soil conditions, and deer tend to pass it by. This low-maintenance shrub can be planted as a flowering hedge along walkways or property boundaries or planted in groups for erosion control. It's also an excellent choice for naturalized areas. Our Cardinal Red Twig Dogwood Hedge is an affordable way to create a hedge or mass planting. Zones 3-8.