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Yellowtwig Dogwood


This an attractive, deciduous, multistemmed shrub grown for its brilliant red fall foliage and striking yellow winter twigs. It is a vigorous shrub that spreads by creeping underground stems and rooting branches. Small creamy white flowers clusters bloom in summer are followed by white or bluish-white fruits. This shrub can be effectively used as a screen.

Cornus stolonifera 'Flaviramea' (C. sericea)

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit width : 1/3

Fruit color : White or bluish

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf notes : Leaves change to brilliant red in autumn.

Bark color : Yellow

Leaf length : 1 1/2 - 2 1/2"

Leaf shape : Oval

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Cluster

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Deciduous

Average size maturity width : up to 12 ft.

Average size maturity height : 7-9 ft.

Growth rate : Vigorous

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -40 to -35 F( Z3a)

Sunset zone : 1-9, 14-21

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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