Midwinter Fire Blood-twigged Dogwood
Tagged as: Large Deciduous Shrubs
Botanical Name: Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
Common Name: Midwinter Fire Blood-twigged Dogwood
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Height: 8-10' Spread: 8- 10' Habit/Form: Spreading, rounded Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 2-7
Cultural Requirements: Full sun to part shade; adaptable to soil pH, wet to moist soils; prune back stems annually for best winter stem color.
Ornamental Characteristics: Best feature is winter stem color; red at base progressing up stem to orange-red and then yellow toward the tips; dark green leaves change to wine-red fall color; white, malodorous flowers; purplish-black fruits in late summer.
Use in the Landscape: As winter accent in front of evergreen backdrop; in mass, shrub border, and screening.
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