Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
Midwinter Fire Bloodtwig DogwoodBloodtwig Dogwood
|Scientific Name||Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'|
|Principal Common Name||Midwinter Fire Bloodtwig Dogwood|
|Common Name(s)||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.|
|Height Range||5 - 6 FT|
|Spread Range||5 - 6 FT|
|Sunset Zones||1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7|
|USDA Zones||5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b|
|Leaf Color||Gray-Green : Red : Yellow|
|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|
|Outstanding Features||Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Bark : Bedding : Deer resistant : Fall Color : Foliage : Hedge Plant|
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