A picture of a Cornus suecica

Cornus suecica

Cornus suecica

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

2a

USDA zone

-46°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

30cm

10cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Cornus suecica Overview

A branched and creeping perennial shrub from Northern Europe to North Japan and Canada. Ovate elliptical to elliptic leaves are opposite and green. Flowering umbels are white to purple black appearing in summer along side deep red fruit.

How to propagate Cornus suecica

Layering

Propagate from seed or rooted layers struck in a moist sand-peat mixture.

Seed

Cuttings

By hardwood cuttings in winter.

Other uses of Cornus suecica

Grown for their flowers, foliage or brightly coloured winter stems and can be used for flower arranging.