Dogwood

Common name

Dogwood

Botanical name

Cornus alba

Variety

Ivory Halo¬ô

Zone

USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 8 (10°F).

Light

Sun

Height

5-6' (1.5-2 m)

Habit

Multistemmed

Feed

In spring

Water

2-3 times per week

Bloom Color

Green

Bloom Time

Spring-summer

Maintenance

Provide enough water in fall, before freeze

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About

Cultivated mainly for its bright winter stems, this deciduous flowering shrub also provides striking variegated foliage. Flowers and fruit attract butterflies and birds. Well-suited for hedges or screens. Prune out some of the oldest stems every spring or all stems near the ground every few years. Prefers evenly moist, well-drained soil.

Companion Plants

Dwarf Mugo Pine

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