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sanguinea

Classification

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

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

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

Features: Leaves turn red-purple in autumn; white scented flowers in clusters; blue-black fruit

Uses: Shrub borders Specimen shrub Autumn color Winter silhouette

Zones: 6-8

Description: A native of northern Europe, this upright deciduous shrub grows to about 15 ft (4.5 m) tall with red-green shoots. The fine, white, scented flowers are carried in loose frail-looking clusters. They are followed by blue-black fruit that look particularly f

Growth Habit: Upright habit

Comments: Cultivars available

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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