Scientific Name: Cornus sericea Form: Round
Common Name:red osier dogwood Texture:Medium
Family Name:CornaceaeHabit: Upright, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), (Corymb-like), White, May- Jun
Fruit: Drupe, Edible, White, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Bog, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Filler, Group or mass planting, Hedge row, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Multi-trunked, deciduous shrub; new bark smooth, deep red; leaves opposite, margins slightly undulating with red petioles, heavily veined, major veins off midrib +/- parallel and curved towards apex. Winter ID: buds opposite, cylindrical, 13mm, terminal bud is onion shaped.