Flowering Dogwood


Cornus florida

  • Part Shade to Full SunPart Shade to Full Sun
  • Medium
  • Sand Loam

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Tree in 2 x 5 inch coco fibre plug

This tree is native to the Carolinian Zone and will grow best in the milder regions of Southern Ontario (Zone 5 to 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.

Wondering if this species is right for your landscape? Check out these resources:

More information about Flowering Dogwood
More information about the Carolinian Zone
​​​​​​​Map of the Carolinian Zone  

Photos from: The Scott Arboretum (flowers) and Clemson College (tree)

Growing Habits

Mature Height: 20 feet

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