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obliqua

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

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

Features: Green leaves, gray beneath; white flowers in summer

Uses: Shrub borders Winter silhouette

Zones: 4-8

Description: From eastern North America, this deciduous shrub grows to about 15 ft (4.5 m) high. Its summer-borne flowers are white, and the oval pointed leaves have grayish white undersides. The bare winter branches are green and orange-purple. ZONES 4?8.

Growth Habit: Open branching 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

Duration: Perennial





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