Scientific Name: Cornus alba Form: Oval - horizontal, Round
Common Name:Siberian dogwood, white dogwood, variegated dogwoodTexture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:CornaceaeHabit: Arching, Open, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Central / west Asia, S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, (Corymb-like), White, May- Jun
Fruit: Drupe, Edible, White, Jun- Jul
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Screening, Summer interest, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Shrub to 3 m tall; leaves opposite, acuminate tip, ovate; flowers tiny, white, flat corymb-like cymes, late spring; fruit ellipsoid, white/bluish tinge. Winter ID: stems turn bright red (very similar to C. sericea).