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Flowering Dogwood

Cornus florida

Native Flowering Dogwood has distinctive white spring flowers on horizontal branches. Clusters of glossy red fruit in fall persist into winter and are relished by birds. Consistent deep red fall leaf color. Flowering Dogwood is best grown as an understory tree or in an area with some shade.

White spring flower clusters
Popular native with great fall color
Provides food and cover for watchable wildlife
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More About Cornus florida:

Flowering Dogwood is the state tree for Missouri.

Gardening Suggestions for Flowering Dogwood:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability. Extremely sensitive to excess site moisture. Be sure site is well-drained.

Key Characteristics:

Average
Midwest Native
Height:
15-30 Feet
Spread:
15-30 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
5-9

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Great Garden Neighbors:
Juneberry Single Stem Juneberry Single Stem
American Plum American Plum

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Exposure
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Attributes
Midwest Native
Specimen
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage