Description: It is a shrub or small, low-branched tree usually with a flat-topped crown, and oval or ovate leaves.
Height: 12-36 feet
Blooms: White flowers bloom in early spring with stunning red foliage in the fall.
Sun requirements: Full sun to part shade
Soil requirements: Rich, well-drained soils
Wildlife Value: Attracts birds and butterflies
Uses: Flowering Dogwood is considered one of the most spectacular native flowering trees. Flowering Dogwood has a pleasing multi-stem form and does not grow too large.
Suggested pairings: Dutchman’s Pipe, Blue Star Juniper, daylily, Hydrangea, Ruby Spice