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Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'

Midwinter Fire Bloodtwig Dogwood

Bloodtwig Dogwood
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
Principal Common Name Midwinter Fire Bloodtwig Dogwood
Description Cornus sanguinea (blood twig dogwood), is an upright, round-topped, spreading, twiggy, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub. 'Midwinter Fire' is known for its colorful stems and twigs in winter. It grows to 5' tall and 6' wide over once mature and features yellow winter stems which are tipped with red twigs, golden yellow fall foliage with clusters of tiny white flowers in late spring which turn into clusters of dark purple fruit in summer. Fruit is not showy, but is attractive to birds.
General Comments
Height Range 5 - 6 FT
Spread Range 5 - 6 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7
USDA Zones 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b
Leaf Color Gray-Green : Red : Yellow
Leaf Texture Oval
Form Shrub
Flower Color White
Flower Time May : June : Spring
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Partial Shade
Soil Preferences Moist : Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Bark : Bedding : Deer resistant : Fall Color : Foliage : Hedge Plant

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