Cornus sericea ‘Silver & Gold’
Exposure: Full Sun To Partial Shade
Mature Size: 6 high x 6 wide
Shrub Form: Upright, rounded
Foliage Color: Variegated White/Green
Stem, Flower, and Berry Color: Yellow stems, white flowers, white berries
Growth Rate: Fast
Uses: Specimen, mass plantings, border edging
Description: A rapid growing, deciduous shrub with an upright, rounded form, variegated white/green foliage, yellow stems, showy white flowers and white berries. An excellent specimen, border edging or in masses and a great choice for attracting birds to your yard.
Ornamental Features: Clusters of showy white flowers in late spring mature to white ornamental berries. Foliage is variegated white/green and broadly rounded. Stems turn bright yellow in the winter providing four season interest and excellent for cutting.
Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub. Low maintenance; although pruning is not required, removing 20-25% of the oldest stems in early spring of each year, stimulates growth of new stems which display the best color. Deer tolerant and rabbit resistant.