Shade Loving, Fast Growing with Year Round Appeal Red Twigged Dogwood has amazing winter appeal. It is perfect for a shady spot, near a tree line or on the north side of a house. It will also do equally well in full sun as a hedge or in a group. Like licks of fire rising up against the white, winter snows, your Red Twigged Dogwood will be an eye-catching stand-out amid your dreary winter landscape. The red bark on the Red Twigged Dogwood makes the winter a lot less dreary. Even though its main attraction is its winter appeal, this lively Dogwood has a lot to offer year-round. Milky white flowers appear in spring and soothing green foliage fills out your plant in spring and summer. Cabernet-wine colored leaves will transform your Dogwood in the fall until its signature deep red bark appears in winter. As an added bonus, in late summer drupes appear which are low in sugar and attractive to birds. In fact, this shrub is the favored nesting place of American goldfinches. Your Red Twigged Dogwood grows fast, so it won’t be long until it reaches its mature height of 10 feet. In early spring, cut the shrub back to four to six inches from the ground to ensure a perennial show of red stems over the coming winters. Other than that, your Dogwood doesn’t require much care and is a generally hardy plant. * Brilliant Red Twigs* White Flowers in Spring* Attracts Birds and Wildlife* Fast Growing .
A Showy White Cloud of Flowers in Spring! You know that dogwoods are known for their showy spring flowers, but you have no idea the flower-power they are capable of until you see a Milky Way Dogwood (Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Milky Way’) in full bloom. These hybrids take the best of both US and Japanese natives and show them off to perfection. They have more flowers, more fruit and more vigor than any other dogwood on the market. These make perfect yard trees in the US and you won’t believe the attention they bring every spring. Milky Way Dogwood tree is great in a sunny or semi-shady spot. These stunning trees will grow 15-20 feet high and wide. They look great as a foundation tree, a patio tree or even in large pots. The leaves are great shade casters in the summer and turn pretty fall colors every autumn, but oh, those blooms in the spring! Every spring Milky Way flowering dogwood tree covers itself in snow white blossoms after the leaves bud out making the tree look like a frothy confection for over a month! These are perfect specimen trees by themselves, but you can never have too many Milky Way kousa dogwoods in your yard, so try them in groups for a show-stopping woodland garden. These have a huge US range and will do well in most gardens. Buy now to have stunning blooms in the spring! * Beautiful small tree* Tons of white spring flowers* Easy care* Hybrid.
White Spring Flowers and Red Winter Twigs Talk about hot and spicy! First Editions Plants has introduced a new and exciting type of dogwood to the market, Cayenne Dogwod (Cornus amomum ‘Cayenne’). This tasty shrub is an update on an American classic. Dogwoods are well-loved American trees and shrubs. You can count on them for reliable color year in and year out. They are super hardy native plants that thrive without much care all over the country. Springtime brings fresh green leaves and beautiful white flowers, followed by a summer of thick green foliage and porcelain blue berries. Then in the fall after the orange-red leaves drop you are left with a winter of fire-red stems! These stand out against the greys and browns of winter like red-hot pokers. This tall and wide shrub (6’-8’ tall and 8’-10’ wide) loves moist areas and is perfect for wetland mitigation. Try them in big masses for a show-stopping winter effect. They are great specimen plants in small gardens, too. A new classic, Cayenne Dogwood deserves a place in your garden this year. Order yours from us today! * 4 seasons of interest* Super easy care* Great in masses.
Red Twigs and White Edges The Dogwood ‘Ivory Halo’, Cornus alba ‘Bailhalo’, also known as Tatarian dogwood, is a cultivar that is noted for its compact size, large variegated,white-edged leaves and bright red twigs in winter. It is a rapid-growing, multi-stemmed, suckering, deciduous shrub that grows to a maximum size of 4-6′ tall on erect, usually unbranched, stems. It will grow in any soil type with adequate moisture and full sun to part shade. The bright red winter stems which are particularly showy against a snowy backdrop.The the medium-dark green leaves, are up to 4.5 long, and are edged with white. The tiny, yellowish-white flowers appear in 2.5 diameter flat-topped clusters in late spring. It may have sparse, intermittent additional flowering sometimes continuing into summer. Flowers give way to clusters of blue-white drupes in summer. Fruit is quite attractive to birds and is generally considered to have as much if not more ornamental interest than the flowers. The fall color is variable, but foliage may turn attractive shades of purple-red. *Large White Edges Leaves*Red Stems in Winter*White Berries Which Attract Birds.
Twigs of Fire in Winter The Arctic Fire Dogwood is a dwarf shrub with outstanding winter appeal. Plant one by a front entrance to draw the eye or several as a magnificent shrub border. Your yard in winter will never be the same once you plant an Arctic Fire. Lovely four foot stems of red fire will seem to capture the winter sunlight amid the browns and grays of your cold landscape. Deer won’t nibble your Dogwood, so you’ll have plenty of the brilliant 3′-4′ stems to bring indoors for a warm accent during those long days of winter. Even through the winter color is the outstanding feature of this shrub, spring and summer also have their charms. Tiny clusters of delicate white flowers appear in spring and continue sporadically into the summer months. Pointed dark green leaves fill out the shrub through the warm months until they turn a pleasing burgundy in the fall. It does well in full to part sun and adaptable to soil types. As an added treat, berries will appear to the delight of your feathered friends. The Arctic Fire Dogwood is a fast-grower and tolerant of many soils and conditions. You won’t have to worry or fuss over it, and wildlife will love it. Plant one today for some spectacular winter color. * White Blooms in Spring* Berries For Wildlife * Brilliant Red Stems in Winter.