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Cultural Details for Cornus sericea 'Baileyii'

Common Name:
Baileyii Red-twig (Redosier) Dogwood

Growth Rate:
Fast, quite vigorous.

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
White borne 1.5-2.5" flat topped cymes in May-June.

Fruit Details:
Bluish fruit, .33" diameter

Fall Color:

Bark Details:
Red stems

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Twig blight (canker) leaf spot, scale and bagworms.

Native Habitat:
Midwest United States, zones 2-7

Other Features:
Excellent in mass plantings. Great plant for winter gardening with the red stem in a white snow background.

Culture and Care:
Fibrous rooted, moves easily bare rooted, ball/burlapped or container grown.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 63, Bed 218

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.