*Please Note: This tree is native to the Carolinian Zone. Grows best in the milder regions of Southern Ontario (Zone 5-7).
Gorgeous, small tree with a magnificent display of white flowers in late spring and stunning red fall bark colour. A unique species that is perfect for a small garden.
Produces red berry-like drupes from August to September that attract various birds. Best planted in a protected site for winter survival. Protect from rabbits chewing bark in the winter time.
Ontario Hardiness Zone: 5 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)
Photos from: The Scott Arboretum (flowers) and Clemson College (tree)
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More information about Flowering Dogwood
More information about the Carolinian Zone