Pucker Up!® Red Twig Dogwood

Cornus stolonifera 'Neil Z' PP #24,812; CPBR #4767

A red-stemmed dogwood unlike any other! Glossy, puckered foliage is distinctive and attractive. Compact growth and bright red winter stems add to this native shrub's year-round appeal. The thick leaves have a high degree of leaf spot resistance. Great for mass plantings, perennial and shrub borders. Stunning winter accent or used in floral arrangements.
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Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun

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

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Average Size at MaturityModerate grower to 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeWhite flowers throughout spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitCompact, Rounded
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttractive Bark, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Adaptable to many soils but best in rich and moist, even swampy conditions. Prune back older stems in early spring for best branch color. Fertilize in early spring with a controlled release fertilizer.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8

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