Red Osier Dogwood - Cornus stolonifera (C. sericea) | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Red Osier Dogwood

Scientific name: Cornus stolonifera (C. sericea)

Example mature size: 2 m tall, 3 m wide; 7 ft tall, 10 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun, Partial-sun

Water: Dry, Average, Wet

Soil: Loam

Blooms: White in June

Ontario plant status: Native Shrub, Common

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

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

Points of interest: - Very hardy shrub - Can withstand a variety of moisture from dry to standing water - Nice fall colours, stems bright red - Grows close to the ground, making it a food source for many small animals