Isanti Red-Osier Dogwood
Cornus sericea 'Isanti'
Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||KOR-nus ser-E-se-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 6 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||A more compact grower than other red twig Dogwoods, this shrub can be planted as an informal hedge or screen, or used in the border as an accent. An excellent choice for the perennially damp spot in the garden.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Fruit Poisonous, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Showy Fruit, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Chokeberry (Aronia); Summersweet (Clethra); Japanese Sweet Flag (Acorus); Sweetspire (Itea); Turtlehead (Chelone)|
Prefers enriched, moist, well-drained soils but tolerates a wide range. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8