Dogwood, Pink


Description: Dark rose-pink bracts mature into large baby-pink blooms during May, before leaf-out. The Dogwood is a slow-grower, with a sturdy trunk and a grand horizontal branching habit. In Fall, there are small red fruits and the leaves undergo a glowing pink-crimson-burgundy transformation

Common Name: Pink Flowering Dogwood

Scientific Name: Cornus florida 'Pink'

Type: Tree

Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade

Size: 15-25' height, 15-25' spread

Summer Foliage Color: Green

Fall Foliage Color: Red/Scarlet

Bloom Color: Pink Flowers (Red fruit in Fall)

Bloom Period: Spring

Landscape Use: Enteryway, Garden Pond, Outdoor Living Areas, Provides Shade, Small Groups, Woodland Border

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 5 - 9

Growth Rate: Slow

Companion Plants: Other Dogwood Trees, Oakleaf Hydrangeas, Purple Iris




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