Red Osier Dogwood is a small deciduous shrub that features deep red stems and twigs year-round, with creamy white flowers in the spring.
It is a complementary space filler to any shrub and flower garden, and mixes well with Yellow Twig Dogwood. Red Osier Dogwood is an excellent soil stabilizer. It is also fast growing and becomes drought tolerant once well established.
Zone: 2a Height: 2.7 m (9 ft) Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft) Moisture: normal, wet Light: partial shade, full sun Fall colour: dark red Berries: small white berries (5-9 mm diameter) Flowers: dull white flowers in spring Bark: branches and twigs are dark red giving it a distinct look in the fall/winter Growth rate: fast Life span: medium Maintenance: low Suckering: medium Pollution tolerance: high
In row spacing: 0.9 m (3 ft) Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)
Other names: american dogwood, california dogwood, creek dogwood, dogberry tree, red dogwood, red twig dogwood, redosier dogwood, redstem dogwood, western dogwood