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A picture of a Dogwood 'Winter Beauty'

Dogwood 'Winter Beauty'

Cornus sanguinea 'Winter Beauty'

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Overview

This upright, deciduous shrub has large, ovate green leaves which turn shades of yellow, orange and red in the autumn. It's bare winter stems are pale yellow with red tops. In summer it produces flat, dense clusters of creamy-white flowers which develop into blue-black fruit.

Common problems

It can suffer from cornus anthracnose.

Harvesting

Stems can be taken for flower arrangements.

Propagation

Cuttings

Take hardwood cuttings in autumn.

Special Features

Autumn colour

Winter colour

Uses

This low maintenance shrub provides architecture to winter beds & borders with it's vibrant winter colour.