Is Cornus alba a perennial?

Is Cornus alba a perennial?

About this genus: Cornus is a genus of about 30–60 species of woody plants in the dogwood family (Cornaceae). The species vary enormously! Most are deciduous trees or shrubs, but a few species are nearly herbaceous perennial subshrubs, and a few of the woody species are evergreen.

How big does a Siberian dogwood get?

Planting & Growing Siberian Dogwood will grow to be about 8 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 7 feet.

How tall is the variegated dogwood?

It’s a shrubby plant growing to 5 feet tall and a bit wider with a compact habit. Its main ornamental feature is its compact form and a crop of attractive 3-inch long, white-margined variegated leaves.

How far apart should you plant Cornus?

They can be planted singly but probably look best when two or three are planted together. Recommended planting distance is 60cm / 2ft apart to maximise their colour impact. They can be grown as loose hedges (60cm / 2ft apart) but will not be dense enough to provide a barrier. Pest and disease resistance is excellent.

Can you keep red twig dogwood small?

While red twig dogwoods rarely grow above 8 feet (2.4 m.) tall, they do tend to get just as wide as they are high. Keeping red twig dogwood small requires occasional pruning. Taking off older branches and branch tips allows new young wood to grow in.

How far apart do you plant red twig dogwood?

Arctic Fire Red Twig Dogwood Spacing Space multiple Arctic Fire Dogwood plants 4 feet apart on center to form a hedge. Plant at least 5 feet apart if space between the plants is desired.

Will Cornus grow in shade?

A winter Cornus prefers full sun although also does well in partial shade. Avoid full shade positions. The sun allows the deep colour of the stems to develop fully. Once established, they rarely require watering and will tolerate moderate drought.

How far apart should I plant red twig dogwood?

Plant at least 5 feet apart if space between the plants is desired.

What is the brightest red twig dogwood?

Cardinal was by far the most colorful, and consistently so.