Small Shrub Doubles as Groundcover spring. Kelsey Dwarf Dogwood (Cornus sericea ‘Kelseyi’) isn’t a tree. Instead, this great little dogwood is a low growing shrub that nicely fills in as a groundcover. Like its bigger cousins, Kelsey Dwarf blooms in the spring, but only small clusters of white flowers. These quickly turn to small berries that the birds will happily pick clean for you. The lush green leaves quickly cover the shrub making a nice 2’ to 3’ rounded plant. Grow several together and you’ll have a low, thick mat of green all summer. Where the Kelsey Dwarf really shines, though, is in winter. Once the leave have turned yellow and fallen off the bush, you are left with dramatic red twigs that fire up your landscape. These are especially attractive when you have multiples planted side by side. Kelsey Dwarf Dogwood is one of a handful of shrubs that actually prefers moist to wet soil, so use it in those challenging wet areas in your yard. As long as it gets adequate sunlight it is very easy to grow, and rarely needs pruning. You can use it in small spaces, as an accent plant, as a low growing hedge, or as a container plant, too. This dwarf dogwood will make a striking addition to your landscape, especially in the winter. Order several today! * White Flowers in Spring* Red Twigs in Winter* Attracts Birds.
Variegated Leaves and Bright Red Winter Stems European Variegated Dogwood, Cornus alba ‘Argenteo-marginata’, is a 6′-10′ dogwood with attractive cream and green variegated foliage. It has a 5′-8′ spread. This shrub displays variegated leaves in summer and vibrant red branches in winter. It needs sun to partial shade and prefers moist, well-drained soil but tolerates a range of soil conditions. It is rapid growing and has showy, green and white variegated leaves that last till fall. It is dramatic in mass plantings and works well in the small home garden. You can prune hard in late winter because the new growth is the most brilliantly colored. It can be left to grow as a shrub or pruned into a multi or single stemmed small tree. The tree form elevates the bright red wood in winter. * Cream and Green Variegated Foliage* Fast Growing* Bright Red Stems* Shrub or Tree.
Fast-Growing Shrub with Year-Round Appeal Isanti Dogwood is a deciduous shrub with year-round appeal and particular winter color. Isanti would make a lively planting for your property boarder or plant just one near a window for some winter interest. Your Isanti Dogwood has several admirable features, but when it really shines is during the winter months. In winter, the red stems of your Isanti Dogwood will astound you with their vibrant color, especially against the crisp, white snow. One Isanti Dogwood is head-turner, but several, in a hedge or naturalized area, become a show-stopper! Even when not showing off its winter brilliance, your Isanti Dogwood knows how to shine. Petite, white flowers form in clusters on your Isanti in spring, and 4-inch, lancelet leaves form as well, bringing your Dogwood an attractive summer appearance. The leaves turn a deep red for fall, and the flowers become blue-tinted, white drupes–to the delight of your yard’s feathered friends! Isanti Dogwood is a fast-growing, multi-stemmed shrub. It will grow to about five feet in height with a seven foot spread, and is more compact than other varieties. It’s tolerant of a variety of soils, and doesn’t mind even boggy conditions. Isanti Dogwood grows naturally beautiful, but is acceptable of pruning if you so desire. It will grow in both sun and shade, and is generally a hardy little shrub requiring little or no care from you. It can be expected to live up to 20 years in optimal conditions. The Isanti Dogwood is certainly a tuff little shrub that seems to have it all. Flower and fruit, vibrant green summer foliage and bright fall color, as well as breathtaking winter brilliance…Isanti Dogwood demands attention year-round. * Red stems in winter * Spring flowers and fall color * Wildlife interest * Very adaptable.
Add Instant Impact All Year The Dogwood Arctic Sun ‘Cato’, Cornus sanguinea ‘Cato’ PP19892, is a new dwarf, yellow twig Dogwood. It is extremely compact. With a plant height of 3-4’, the yellow foliage color adds instant impact to any garden. ‘Cato’ should be planted in full sun and will adapt to extremely wet conditions. Great for erosion control, it is highly recommended for rehabilitating moist sites and is well adapted to disturbed sites, is easy to grow and establish. In the garden, it will add more color because of its multiple stems. This plant provides year around interest with the leaf color, flowers, fall color, and winter appearance. It is also deer resistant. The showy flowers and fruit attracts birds and butterflies! * Yellow twigs in winter* Loves wet soil* Matures to 4′.
Easy to Grow with Four Season Interest Alleman’s Compact Dogwood, Cornus sericea ‘Alleman’s Compact’, is a four season beauty with white blossoms in May, pleasant green foliage in summer, giving way to bright red berries in fall, and finally an outstanding red twig color for winter. This dogwood is a suckering, colonizing deciduous shrub that grows 4′ to 8′ tall, and just about as wide. The branching is upright and spreading with most stems branching a little, except near the tip where the shape is rounded. Alleman’s Compact Dogwood’s leaves emerge yellow-green and mature to medium or dark green. This shrub is tolerant of poorly-drained soils, easily transplanted and established, and enjoys full sun or partial shade. It is suggested that you remove oldest stems each year to promote suckering, since new stems have the best stem color. It is good for borders, mass plantings, wet soil sites, naturalistic areas and for winter ornamental appeal. You do not get the greatest effect if used individually. This is a hardy, disease-free shrub that will attract wildlife. * 4 season interest* Easy to grow* Attracts wildlife .