Scientific Name: Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea' Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:yellow twig dogwood Texture:Medium
Family Name:CornaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 4 - 5m
Origin: Canada - eastern, U.S. - northeast, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Heavily veined, Pinnate venation, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Elliptic, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, (Corymb-like), (Floriferous), White, Apr- May- Jun
Fruit: Drupe, Edible, White, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Erosion control, Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Tall background, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Shrub multi-stem, shoots green in summer; leaves opposite, dark blue-green, heavily veined, major veins off midrib +/- parallel and curved towards apex, margins slightly rippled; leaves turn red in autumn; flowers tiny, white cymes. Winter ID: shoots smooth, shiny, bright yellow-green; buds tiny, 'chicken-feet' claw-look.