Dogwood

Cornus alba

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This upright, deciduous shrub has large, ovate green leaves that turn shades of yellow, orange and red in the autumn. Bare winter stems are coloured orange-yellow and red. Vigorous grower, cultivars are more suitable for garden planting.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring

Special features

Autumn colour

Special features

Origin

Asia, Eurasia

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Clay, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Cornaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

None
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