Plants of the Cornus Genus

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Cornus alba

  • Cornus alba 'Bailhalo' // Ivory Halo ('Bailhalo') Tatarian Dogwood
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  • Cornus alba 'Elegantissima (Argenteo-marginata)' // Variegated Red Twig Dogwood
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Cornus alternifolia

An alternate-leaved dogwood with ornamental flowers and fruit, and a strongly horizontal, tiered branching habit. Read more.

  • Cornus alternifolia // Pagoda Dogwood ("straight species")
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  • Cornus alternifolia 'W. Stackman' // Golden Shadows® Pagoda Dogwood
    Partial shade is needed for this beautiful Pagoda Dogwood with yellow/creamy-white-margined leaves. Read more.

     

Cornus controversa

A larger dogwood with showy clusters of small white flowers and showy red/blue/black fruits with red stalks. Read more.

  • Cornus controversa // Giant Dogwood ("straight species")
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  • Cornus controversa 'June Snow' // June Snow Giant Dogwood
    A more vigorous, larger dogwood with very showy clusters of small white flowers and showy red/blue/black fruits with red stalks. Read more.

     

Cornus elliptica

A small, showy, summer-flowering, broadleaf evergreen dogwood tree w/ red fruits. Read more.

  • Cornus elliptica 'Elsbry' // Empress of China™ Evergreen Dogwood
    A small, cold-sensitive, heat-tolerant, showy, summer-flowering, broadleaf evergreen dogwood tree w/ red fruits. Read more.
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Cornus florida

A beautiful, small, spring flowering tree with showy flowers, fruits and fall color. Read more.

  • Cornus florida // Flowering Dogwood ("straight species")
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  • Cornus florida 'Appalachian Spring' // Appalachian Spring Flowering Dogwood
    A Maryland selection with red fall color and dogwood anthracnose resistance. Read more.

     

  • Cornus florida 'Cherokee Daybreak' // Cherokee Daybreak Flowering Dogwood
    A showy flowering dogwood having white flowers, red fruits, and olive-green leaves with white margins, turning pink/purple/red in the fall. Read more.

     

  • Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess' // Cherokee Princess Flowering Dogwood
    One of the very best flowering dogwood cultivars, with early, huge white flowers and good resistance to cold and disease problems. Read more.

     

  • Cornus florida 'Cloud 9' // Cloud 9 Flowering Dogwood
    An excellent, cold-hardy, canker-resistant dogwood with showy white blooms at an early age. Read more.

     

  • Cornus florida 'Grovflor' // Spring Grove™ Flowering Dogwood
    A cold-hardy, prolific flowering and heavy fruiting dogwood with good fall color. Read more.

     

  • Cornus florida 'Karen's Appalachian Blush' // Karen's Appalachian Blush Flowering Dogwood
    A showy flowering dogwood with large, floppy, white flower bracts edged in pink. Read more.

     

  • Cornus florida var. rubra // Pink Flowering Dogwood
    A pink-flowering, naturally-occurring variety of flowering dogwood, otherwise similar to species, but flowers less cold hardy. Read more.

     

  • Cornus florida var. rubra 'Cherokee Chief' // Cherokee Chief Flowering Dogwood
    A very showy flowering dogwood with rosy, ruby-red to dark pink flower bracts and reddish-tinged new foliage in the spring. Read more.

     

  • Cornus florida var. rubra 'Cherokee Sunset' // Cherokee Sunset Flowering Dogwood
    A vigorous, disease-resistant, non-scorching, variegated foliaged dogwood with red flowers and good fall color. Read more.

     

Cornus foemina

  • Cornus foemina // Swamp Dogwood, Stiff Dogwood ("straight species")
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Cornus kousa

A great tree: multi-season beauty with showy flowers, fruits and fall color, and blooming longer and later than the more common flowering dogwoods. Read more.

  • Cornus kousa // Japanese Kousa Dogwood ("straight species")
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  • Cornus kousa 'Schmred' // Heart Throb™ Chinese Dogwood
    A showy, large-flowered Kousa Dogwood with deep red flower bracts and good red fall foliage color. Read more.
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  • Cornus kousa subsp. chinensis // Chinese Kousa Dogwood
    Similar to Cornus kousa species, but more vigorous, with larger, earlier flowers and sweeter fruits. Read more.

     

  • Cornus kousa subsp. chinensis 'Milky Way' // Milky Way Kousa Dogwood
    Abundant flowers and fruits are produced on this cultivar, which also has showy bark and great fall color. Read more.

     

Cornus mas

Cornus racemosa

Cornus sericea

A very showy, swamp-loving shrub with bright red stems in all seasons, plus ornamental flowers, fruits, and fall color. Read more.

  • Cornus sericea // Red-twig (Redosier) Dogwood ("straight species")
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  • Cornus sericea 'Baileyii' // Baileyii Red-twig (Redosier) Dogwood
    A water-loving, showy, spreading shrub with red stems year-round, plus ornamental flowers, fruits and fall color. Read more.

     

  • Cornus sericea 'Farrow' // Arctic Fire™ Redtwig Dogwood
    A dwarf version of the redtwig dogwood, only 4' tall, with bright red stems all year, plus several other ornamental features. Read more.

     

  • Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea' // Golden Yellow-twig (Redosier) Dogwood, Lutea
    A more compact version of Redosier Dogwood with bright yellow stems. Read more.

     

  • Cornus sericea 'Silver and Gold' // Silver and Gold Redosier Dogwood
    A stunning, yellow-twigged shrub dogwood which also has variegated green and white foliage and yellow fall color. Read more.

     

Cornus walteri

  • Cornus walteri // Walter Dogwood ("straight species")
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Cornus x