Common Name: Flowering Dogwood

  • Habit: Tree
  • Light: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Moist, Average
  • Height: 15-30′
  • Flower: White, Pink, Apr, May
  • Fruit: Clusters of 3-4 bright shiny red fruits that may persist into winter.
  • Fall Color: Yes
  • Natural Habitat: Bottomland Deciduous Forest, Upland Deciduous Forest, Woodland Edge
  • Larval host for: Spring Azure Butterfly (Celastrina ladon), Cecropia Silkmoth (Hyalophora cecropia)

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Cornus floridus is a medium-sized tree with a dense, spreading umbrella-like canopy with horizontal branching. Large four-petaled flowers bloom in early spring and are followed by bright red fruits that can persist into late fall. Leaves turn a brilliant red in fall. One of the most popular landscaping trees in the South.

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