Scientific Name: Cornus canadensis Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:bunchberry Texture:Medium
Family Name:CornaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Ground cover Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, Canada - northern Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Heavily veined, Glabrous, Obovate, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Spike, (Floriferous), White, Green, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Drupe, Edible, Dark-red, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Container planting, Fall interest, Forestry, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Rock garden, Small garden/space, Summer interest, Wildlife food, Woodland margin, Attract butterflies, Attract birds
Key ID Features:Ground cover about 15 cm tall; leaves opposite, ovate, in terminal whorls of 4-6, veins parallel and curved; flower 4 whitish petals, May-June; berries red, Aug-Sept.