Cornus sericea, Cardinal
A beautiful, adaptable and hardy shrub offering four-seasons of interest. Vibrant red twigs are stunning in the winter garden. Spring flowers yield small ornamental fruit that is attractive to birds. Colorful fall foliage. Spreading habit is helpful in controlling erosion. Tolerates clay, wet soil.
- » Clusters of creamy white flowers at ends of branches late spring, green foliage throughout the season
- » Pointy leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall
- » Cherry red branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest
Excellent general purpose shrub for northern landscapes