Red-osier dogwood is a fast growing shrub providing winter interest of red twigs and branches. Its white berries provide food for songbirds. It can reach a height of 10', is moderately shade tolerant but is intolerant of drought. It prefers loamy organic soil. Wildlife Food & Cover:Good food - songbirds, grouse. Fair cover-nesting, escape.
Flowers: White clusters May-Aug
Fruit: White berry clusters on red panicle - July-Oct
Ecosystem: Tamarack Swamp, Alder Swamp, Willow Swamp, Wet Prairie, Wet Meadow
Scientific Name: Cornus stolonifera
Product Size at Purchase: 12-18"
Product Size at Maturity: 5-10'
Other: Red twigs and branches for winter interest