Cornus sanguinea
BLOOD TWIG DOGWOOD
Cornaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia, UK, SW Asia-Middle East

Other Botanical Names: Cornus sanguinea var. viridissima, Swida sanguinea

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Cornus sanguinea
BLOOD TWIG DOGWOOD
Cornaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous shrub

Hardiness zones: 6-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, clay, mildly acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: late spring to early summer

Leaves: mid green; red in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: black

Bark & Stems: red winter stems


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental & cottage designs

Uses: informal screen, informal hedge, coppice, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: fruit, deer resistant






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