Plant Combos with Year-round interest: Red twigged dogwood (Cornus sericea) underlanted with sedge: Carex morrowii 'Fishers Form' looks fantastic even in winter!

Plant Combos with Year-round interest: Red twigged dogwood (Cornus sericea) underlanted with sedge: Carex morrowii 'Fishers Form' looks fantastic even in winter!

Cornus sericea (Red Osier Dogwood) This deciduous plant offers four seasons of interest with bright red bark in winter, clusters of creamy white flowers in spring, tiny white berries (a songbird favorite) amongst a thicket of greenery in summer and purplish leaves in autumn. Height 6-12′. Grows in wet soils and is great for riparian areas. Stems can be used to make a nice red dye. Hardy to zone 3.

Cornus sericea (Red Osier Dogwood) This deciduous plant offers four seasons of interest with bright red bark in winter, clusters of creamy white flowers in spring, tiny white berries (a songbird favorite) amongst a thicket of greenery in summer and purplish leaves in autumn. Height 6-12′. Grows in wet soils and is great for riparian areas. Stems can be used to make a nice red dye. Hardy to zone 3.

Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus stolinifera) - Winter Color. Zone 2-8.  Red stems in winter, white blossoms in spring, red berries in fall.  Fast Growth.  Mature height:  6-10 ft.

Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus stolinifera) - Winter Color. Zone 2-8. Red stems in winter, white blossoms in spring, red berries in fall. Fast Growth. Mature height: 6-10 ft.

Our neighbour grows these well and they are rather spectacular in the spring. Would be great to have seasonal colour in the garden and not just green.

Our neighbour grows these well and they are rather spectacular in the spring. Would be great to have seasonal colour in the garden and not just green.

Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire', Cornus alba 'Sibirica' and Cornus sericea (ex C. stolonifera)

Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire', Cornus alba 'Sibirica' and Cornus sericea (ex C. stolonifera)

Kelsey's Dwarf Red-Osier Dogwood - Monrovia - Kelsey's Dwarf Red-Osier Dogwood

Kelsey's Dwarf Red-Osier Dogwood - Monrovia - Kelsey's Dwarf Red-Osier Dogwood

Arctic Fire® - Red-Osier Dogwood - Cornus stolonifera

Arctic Fire® - Red-Osier Dogwood - Cornus stolonifera

Winter Plants,Shrub,Red Osier Dogwood,Stems,Front Entrances,Drought Tolerant,Dwarf,Seem To,Sunlight

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