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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

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

Features: Dark green leaves turn red in autumn; white flowers in spring; blue-purple fruit

Uses: Autumn color Shrub borders Winter silhouette Specimen shrub

Zones: 5-8

Description: This vigorous, compact, deciduous shrub comes from North America and has a height and spread of about 10 ft (3 m). The dark green leaves, which turn red in autumn, have a distinctive reddish brown down on the underside and hang from purplish stems. The yo

Growth Habit: Compact habit


Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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