Scientific Name: Cornus racemosa Form: Round
Common Name:grey dogwood Texture:Medium
Family Name:CornaceaeHabit: Upright, Twiggy, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Leathery, Heavily veined, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Ovate, Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), (Corymb-like), White, Jun- May
Fruit: Drupe, White, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Fall interest, Filler, Hedge row, Mixed shrub border, Screening, Winter interest, Woodland margin, Attract butterflies, Attract birds
Key ID Features:Shrub multi-stemmed; stems red to orange-brown/turn to light gray; leaves opposite, elliptic to lance-shaped with acuminate tip, dull gray-green fall colour reddish-purple; flowers creamy-white, tiny, early June; berries small, white.