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Prairie Fire Dogwood

Cornus alba 'Prairie Fire'

Pronunciation: KOR-nus AL-ba
SKU #04528
2-7

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OVERVIEW
Description A very hardy and colorful accent shrub with bright golden foliage that fades to soft a yellow in the summer. Creamy white spring flowers yield ornamental berries in midsummer. Brilliant red fall foliage drops to reveal flaming orange-red stems for winter drama. Versatile and easy to grow. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Quickly reaches 7 ft. tall and wide; can be maintained at 5 ft. with pruning.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Ornamental Berries, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Chartreuse
Companion Plants Chokeberry (Aronia); Boxwood (Buxus); Japanese Sweet Flag (Acorus); Sweetspire (Itea); Ninebark (Physocarpus)
CARE
Care Prefers enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soils but highly adaptable; tolerates dry conditions and wet soils once established. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Fertilize in spring. To encourage more vibrant stems, hard prune one-third of oldest stems annually in late winter.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.