Dogwood or Cornus Mas grows 15-25' tall with a similar
spread. Blooming in March, they have beautiful clusters of
yellow flowers. Hardy from zones 4-8. This small tree or
shrub grows well in average, well-drained soil in full to partial
sun. It prefers moist soil. Native to southern and
central Europe and western Asia, this plant is used for privacy
hedges, foundation plantings and specimen planting. Fruits are
edible and can be made into syrups or jams. The fruit is also
enjoyed by birds.
Dogwood or Cornus amomum can grow from 6 to 10' and
is hardy from zone 4-8. Silky Dogwood leaves are elliptical, 2-4"
long with white or brownish hairs on the veins and turn a dark red
in the fall. Silky Dogwood has a medium rate of growth and
yellowish-white flowers in May. The fruit of the Silky Dogwood are a
pale blue 1/4" and are a tasty addition for a birds diet. Silky
dogwood are native to the eastern United States generally in wetter
areas but is quite adaptable to dryer areas. These dogwoods are
relatively disease free.
or Cornus alternifolia grows to around 20' tall and
wide. It does best in partial sun and prefers moist soil.
In the early summer it blooms with fragrant white flowers. As
a plant native to the US it is a wonderful tree to plant for birds
and pollinators. In the spring it can be a host plant for the
azure butterfly larvae. In late summer the berries of this
dogwood turn a pretty bluish black and are enjoyed by birds.
This tree is valued for its small size and elegant form, making it
perfect for small yard.
White Flowering Dogwood
or Cornus florida can grow 20-40' tall.Cornus florida
is hardy from zone 5-9 and some to zone 4. Flowering Dogwood has a
medium rate of growth. Leaf shape is typical dogwood, an attractive
and different look in the northern landscape. The bark is attractive
with the square and rectangle block pattern. Leaves are dark green
in summer and a reliable red in fall. The white flowers emerge in
April or May on the Flowering Dogwood and are 3-4" across. Flowering
Dogwood berries are about 1/2" in diameter in a cluster and birds
love em. Cornus florida is somewhat more disease prone than
other dogwood with a few fungus and leaf spot. Flowering Dogwood is
one of the finest native flowering trees and is a good specimen
tree. There are many cultivars of cornus florida, ours are seed
grown for hardiness.
or Cornus kousa can grow from 20-30'. and is hardy from zone
4-8 and can be successfully grown in the south. Kousa Dogwood has
the typical dogwood leaf dark green in summer to reddish-purple in
the fall. The bark on a Kousa is exfoliating and dark brown. Medium
rate of growth. The Kousa dogwood flowers bloom in June in Michigan
and are a few weeks later than the flowering Dogwood.
or Cornus racemosa can grow from 10-15' and is hardy from
zone 3-8. Often grown as a multi-stemed shrub and is a slow
grower. Flowers on the Gray Dogwood are born in late May. Gray
dogwood is one of the better dogwoods for dry soils. Native from
Main to Georgia west to Nebraska. Cornus racemosa is a good shrub
around buildings and parks.
(Red Twig) or Cornus sericea can grow to 10' and is hardy from zone 2-7.
This shrub grows well in wetter areas, such as near a downspout.
Across most of North America it can be spotted along roadways in
wetlands. Redosier is a large shrub with bright stems showing off well in
winter snows. In mid-spring the red twig dogwood blooms clusters of
tiny flowers. Berries are white to gray at maturity and not
great for humans, but loved by
Dogwood: Another red stemmed dogwood, this one is
also native to the eastern part of the US and Canada, this perennial
shrub grows 3-10' tall and blooms May through June. It has
very large, almost tropical looking, leaves and a vase-like form.
It is hardy in zones 3-6. Blooms with showy white
flowers in a grouping. This plant grows well as in partial sun
to shade plant and is very drought tolerant. The Roundleaf
dogwood is a wonderful addition to attract both pollinators and
berry-eating birds. Brilliant fall colors!
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Porcupine Hollow Farm
8593 W. State Rd. Central Lake, Mi. 49622