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Silky Dogwood

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood is a hardy shrub or small tree that produces flat clusters of white spring flowers followed by blue berries, an important food source for birds and a number of mammals. Single trees will form thickets if the suckers are not pruned back. Twigs are reddish in winter.

White spring flower clusters
Great for wetland and stabilization projects
Provides food and cover for watchable wildlife
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 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
10631 6-12in Step 2 $9.95

Gardening Suggestions for Silky Dogwood:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Butterflies
Moist, Well-Drained
Songbirds
Height:
6-8 Feet
Spread:
6-8 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
5 - 8

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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Characteristics & Attributes for Cornus amomum ''

Attracts Wildlife

Upland Birds and Game
Butterflies
Songbirds

Soil Moisture Preference

Moist, Well-Drained

Exposure

Full Sun
Partial Shade

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Spring

Habit

Deciduous

Attributes

Naturalizing
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
Great Garden Neighbors:
Roughleaf Dogwood Roughleaf Dogwood
Gray Dogwood Gray Dogwood
American Plum American Plum
Elderberry Elderberry