Swamp Dogwood, Stiff Dogwood
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - Medium growth rateMature Height - 20-25'Mature Width - 20-25'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - White, not fragrant, May-June, 7-10 days, borne in upright, 1-3" diameter, flat-topped cymesFruit - Fruits are blue, oval-rounded, 0.25" diameterLeaf - Leaves 1-4" long, grayish to dark green and smooth above.Fall Color - Often green to brown although reddish purple is a possibility.Bark - Other Features - Possible Use - Small street, container, or urban space tree.Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Adaptable but prefers moist, partially shaded situations; fibrous rooted, easily transplanted.Zone 6 to 9.Native Habitat - Virginia to Missouri, Florida and Texas. Introduced 1785.Diseases and Insects - Scale may present a problem; generally nothing serious.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Dogwood.- Other plants of the family Cornaceae.- Other plants of the genus Cornus.- Other plants of the species Cornus foemina.