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alba

Classification

Order: Cornales
   Family: Cornaceae
            Genus: Cornus
                        Specie: alba

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Fertile, well-drained, neutral?acidic soil

Features: Blood red stems in winter; dark green leaves turn orange, brown and red in autumn; creamy flowers; white fruit

Uses: Autumn color Shrub borders Winter silhouette Specimen shrub

Zones: 4-8

Description: A native of eastern Asia, this vigorous (to the point of being rampant), deciduous, spreading shrub, reaching up to 10 ft (3 m) high, grows in dense thickets and displays gleaming blood red young stems in winter. The oval leaves are dark green and turn or

Growth Habit: Spreading habit

Comments: Many cultivars available





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