The red flowering dogwood is a historic and elegant tree that can bring a touch of color to your garden. In early spring, this dogwood flowers with dark pink bracts that will fill up the tree. The red dogwood will bring beauty all year. In the spring the tree will fill with its dark pink blooms with subtle highlights of red. When summer arrives the unique branching and deep green textured leaves provide an elegant and graceful appearance among larger straighter shade trees, evergreens, or the sharp geometry of your home. Swirling scarlet and purple leaves add to the color show in the fall, along with brilliant red berries that attract up to 36 species of songbird through the early winter.
|Bloom Color:||Dark pink with red highlights|
|Bloom Period:||Early to mid spring|
|Foliage Color:||Green, new foliage is bright green|
|Genus & Species:||Cornus florida var. rubra|
|Growth Rate:||Slow to moderate|
|Mature Height:||15 to 25 ft.|
|Mature Spread:||15 to 25 ft.|
|Soil Type:||Adaptable, but prefers moist, but well draining soil that is rich in organic matter|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun, partial sun, partial shade|
|Zone:||5 to 9|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.