A picture of a Mountain Dogwood

Mountain Dogwood

Cornus nuttallii

Also known as

Nuttall's dogwood, Pacific dogwood, Dogwood

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

8m

8m

Min

4m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Mountain Dogwood Overview

A deciduous slender tree, but in gardens only a tall shrub from North West America. From mid-spring to early summer bears clusters of white bracts, ageing pinkish centred purple. Leaves are pale green and obovate to oval; they fall a yellow red in autumn.

How to propagate Mountain Dogwood

Layering

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

Seed

Special features of Mountain Dogwood

Attracts bees

Hedge plant

Other uses of Mountain Dogwood

Banks, hedging, specimen. Spring/Autumn interest.