Cardinal Red-Twig Dogwood
Cornus sericea 'Cardinal'
Full sun, Partial sun
Keep soil moist.
|Botanical Pronunciation||KOR-nus ser-E-se-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||6-9' H x 8-12' W|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Privacy Screen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Benefits Birds|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil moist.|
Easily grown in enriched, medium to wet soils. Tolerant of swampy or boggy conditions. Best stem color on young wood. Prune 1/4 of the older stems in early spring to promote new growth, or hard prune every 2-3 years to renew. Root-prune to control spread.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8