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Roughleaf Dogwood

Cornus drummondii

Roughleaf Dogwood is a hardy shrub or small tree. Flat clusters of tiny white spring flowers. White, summer fruit is important food source for wildlife. Leaves turn burgundy in early fall.

White spring flower clusters
Great fall color
Provides food and cover for watchable wildlife

Gardening Suggestions for Roughleaf Dogwood:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability. Single trees will form thickets if the suckers are not pruned back.

Key Characteristics:

Midwest Native
Butterflies
Moist, Well-Drained
Height:
8-15 Feet
Spread:
6-12 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
4-8

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 drummondii ''

Attracts Wildlife

Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

Moist, Well-Drained

Exposure

Partial Shade

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Spring

Habit

Deciduous

Program

Grow Native!

Attributes

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