Bailey's Red-osier Dogwood

Cornus stolonifera 'Baileyi'

Clusters of small white flowers are followed by porcelain-blue berries that attracts birds. Lush green foliage turns reddish-purple in fall. Seasonal pruning promotes new branching with distinctive red color. An exceptional single specimen or informal hedge in a woodland setting.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationKOR-nus sto-lo-NIF-er-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeWhite flowers in summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Easily grown in enriched, well drained soil. Prune a third of older stems in winter/early spring to promote new growth, or hard prune every 2-3 years. Prune roots to control spread. Fertilize in early spring with a controlled release fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8

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