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Red-barked dogwood

Cornus alba

Trees and Shrubs

May be grown from seed surface sown when ripe; typically requires a double dormancy before germinating, and cultivars often do not grow true from seed. It is easier to grow from cuttings, summer through winter, or by simple layering during summer. Good in exposed site. Consistently moist, fertile and well-draining soil; does well from full sun to part shade. Zones 2-8

Note that Cornus stolonifera 'Flaviramea', the yellow-barked dogwood, is grown in the same manner, and is hardy in the same areas; the two are often grouped for winter interest, in a spot in full sun

Dogwood, cornel (Cornus species)
Flowering dogwood (Cornus kousa, Cornus florida)

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