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Cornus spp.

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Full Sun
Light watering


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Cornus alba Elegantissima A
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A photo of Dogwood
A photo of Dogwood
A photo of Dogwood

Dogwood Overview

Cornus is a genus often known by the name Dogwood, there are around 51 deciduous or evergreen perennial shrubs and trees. Some are woody perennials and this genus is typically grown for its attractive colourful foliage, which displays good autumn colour, the dramatic bracts surrounding the flowers, the sometimes edible fruits and their general growing habit. It contains popular species, some of which are widely cultivated and bred to produce various commercially used cultivars.