Phonetic: KORE-nus ray-sem-OH-zuh
1 Gallon Pot - 24" Shrub
Gray Dogwood has flat-topped clusters of flowers atop red stems. Attractive white berries then follow from August to October. Even after the berries are eaten by wildlife, the shrub is still striking with its red fruit stems and purple fall foliage. This shrub will tend to be shorter when planted in dryer sites.
- Hardiness Zone: 4-8
- Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
- Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade
- Flower Color: White
- Bloom Time: May, June
- Soil Type: Medium
- Mature Plant Size: 10-15' Height, 10-15' Width
- Plant Spacing: 10'
- Host Plant: Spring Azure
- Attracts: Butterflies, Bees, Birds
- Advantages: Tolerates poor, moist and dry soil conditions
- Landscape Uses: Shrub borders, along ponds and streams
- Companion Plants: Creeping Phlox, Fringed Bleeding Heart, Jacob's Ladder