Dogwoods (there are about 45 or so species, some native to N. America, others from Japan, China, or Korea) are prized for their beautiful spring blooms in shades of white, pink, or yellow, which are usually followed by red, purple, black, or white bird-attracting fruit. They fill the garden with lush summer foliage, brilliant fall color and some even have brilliant red, orange or yellow winter stems.
Because of their diverse forms there are lots of ways to use them in the landscape. Here are five favorite ways. (This is Stellar Pink Dogwood.)