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Cultural Details for Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea'

Common Name:
Golden Yellow-twig (Redosier) Dogwood, Lutea

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
White flowers, flat topped cymes.

Fruit Details:
White fruit

Fall Color:
Purple to reddish

Bark Details:
Yellow stems

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Often inflicted with canker

Native Habitat:
Arnold Arboretum introduced 1900. Zones 4-7

Other Features:
Use with taste in small plantings

Culture and Care:
Easily transplanted balled/burlapped on containerized.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 61

    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.