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canadensis

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 4-6 in (10-15 cm)

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

Features: Whorls of oval to lance-shaped leaves turn brilliant red in autumn; white flowerheads; bright red edible fruit

Uses: Autumn color Ground cover Spillover planting

Zones: 2-8

Description: Extending into the Arctic Circle, this hardy, low, spreading, deciduous, shrubby perennial is found from Greenland to Alaska. No more than 4?6 in (10?15 cm) high, it can carpet quite an area with its whorls of 1 in (25 mm) long, ovate to lance-shaped leav

Growth Habit: Low-spreading habit

Comments:

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

Growth: Low-growing shrub usually under 0.5 m (1.5 feet) tall, never exceeding 1 meter (3 feet) tall at maturity.

Duration: Perennial





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