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red twig dogwood

Botanical Name:
Cornus sericea 'Baileyi'
Plant Description:
Vigorous, suckering, deciduous shrub with deep-red winter shoots. Has dark green leaves turning to red or orange in autumn. Small white flowers appear in clusters up to 2" across in late spring, followed by white fruit. Grows best in full sun and well-drained, moderately moist soil. Berrys are mildly toxic and may cause stomach aches.
Plant Family:
Cornaceae
USDA Hardiness Zones:
2 to 8
Mature Size:
6' tall x 12' wide
Plant Type:
Shrub
Light Requirement:
Sun
Bloom Season:
June to July
Water Requirement:
2 - Moderate
Fruit:
Toxic
Bloom Color(s):
White
Utah Native:
No
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