Cornus stolonifera Farrow
Exposure: Full Sun To Partial Shade
Mature Size: 4′ H X 3′ W
Bloom Time: Late Spring
Description: A compact, dwarf form and very hardy shrub, ideal for general garden use in northern landscapes; intense red stems stand out against the winter snow, excellent for massing.
Ornamental Features: Dark green foliage throughout the season. Leaves turn burgundy in the fall. Clusters of creamy white flowers. White berries in late summer. Scarlet branches are extremely showy.
Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Can be pruned at anytime. Good choice for attracting birds.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)