Cornus Florida

Flowering Dogwood

dogwood flower
dogwood flower

Growth Habit
Tree
Plant Size
Height: 15'-30' Width: 15'-35'
Plant Exposure
Partial Shade
Site Conditions
Prefers moist but can handle drought
USDA Hardiness Zones
Zones 5-9
Life Cycle and Leaf Retention
Deciduous Perennial
Leaf Arrangement
Opposite
Leaf Shape
Ovate
Leaf Margin
Entire
Leaf Modifications
Bracts
Leaf Surface
GlabrousVeins: PubescentBack side of leaf: Glaucous
Leaf Vein Pattern
Pinnate
Leaf Composition
Simple
Stem Modifications
N/A
Flower Shape
Umbel
Fruit
Glossy red drupe
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