Flowering Dogwood - Cornus florida | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Flowering Dogwood

Scientific name: Cornus florida

Example mature size: 10 m tall, 10 m wide; 33 ft tall, 33 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun, Partial-sun

Water: Medium-wet, Medium-dry, Average

Soil: Loam

Blooms: WhiteYellow in May

Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Endangered

Natural habitats: Forest-shaded, Riverbanks-beaches, Roadsides-ravines

Wildlife benefits: Bees/wasps 🐝, Beneficial insects 🐞, Songbirds 🐦

Points of interest: - Used widely for its ornamental features with its yellow flowers in the spring and white berries mid-summer - More particular compared to other Dogwoods, it requires rich, well-drained soil, sufficient precipitation, and a sheltered area - In nature, Dogwood Anthracnose Fungus is the many threat to this tree along with loss of natural habitat