Cornus florida Rubra - Flowering Dogwood Pink

Flowering Dogwood Pink - Cornus florida Rubra

Lower growing than other florida dogwoods.

Native ornamental tree is low growing, wide spreading, with horizontal branching. Silvery pink flowers bloom in early spring before foliage appears. Red late summer berries attract birds. Deep green leaves turn purple-red in fall. Prefers morning sun, with afternoon shade.

Genus: 

Cornus
Cornus florida Rubra

Common Name: 

Flowering Dogwood Pink

Flower Color: 

Silvery Pink

Exposure: 

Sun to Part Shade

Features: 

Native
Attracts Birds
Deer Resistant

Bloom Season: 

Early Spring

Plant Category: 

Deciduous Tree

Hardiness Zones: 

Zone 5

Plant Terms: 

Foliage Color: 

Deep Green

Care Instructions and Growing Tips: 

Mulch at the base of the tree with organic matter to retain moisture, taking care not to let it mound up against the trunk.

Suggested Uses or Locations: 

Specimen Tree
Lawn Tree
Woodlands Edge

Height: 

18-20'

Water Requirements: 

Water deeply as needed, particularly in hot, dry weather

Soil Requirements: 

Moist, well drained acidic soil high in organic matter

Growth Habit: 

Upright
Spreading

Fall Color: 

Deep Red

Season of Interest: 

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
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