Audubon® Native Roughleaf Dogwood

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The National Audubon Society presents a new line of native plants that helps birds and wildlife thrive in your area! Including the Audubon Native Roughleaf Dogwood (Cornus drummondii), or Rough-leaved, is noted for its textured green foliage, blooms, and white berries for three-seasons of beauty within the landscape!

Flowering in May-June, the yellowish-white clusters of flowers are borne on long stalks. The showy clusters comprised of tiny flowers provide nectar for pollinators. Beneficial caterpillar Host Plants for the Azure butterfly and more, nesting birds feed on the larvae and feed their hungry chicks.

Fall invites backyard birds to feast on the white fruit clusters. Even migrating birds will make a pit stop. Once winter arrives, youll be treated to the textured gray-brown bark with shallow grooves and plates, while revealing the canopy. You choose if your ornamental becomes a shrub or spreading tree with pruning!

Planting and Application:

Roughleaf Dogwood are beautiful accents near decks, patios, or often passed windows, where youll enjoy the songbirds fluttering among its branches, and butterflies flocking around the blooms. Plant where the gutters drain to create a Rain Garden that slows water and filters runoff.

The trees colonize by suckers when allowed, thriving in nature throughout moist woodlands, and along streams and ponds. Let form thickets for naturalizing areas or for erosion control. Creating easy-care habitat and birds cover, use as shelterbelts, privacy and screening, or windbreaks that also bumps curb appeal!

  • Feed Waxwing, Robin, Finch, Grosbeak, Bluebird, Cardinal, Kingbird & Woodpecker
  • Erosion Control, Wetland Trees & Wildlife Habitat
  • Native Bees & Pollinators
  • Ornamental Yellowish-White Blooms & White Berries
  • Purple & Red Fall Color

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Dogwood are well-known for their moist to wet soil tolerance but are also quite low water usage once established. Plant in full sun in moist, cool climates, or in part to full shade in hot growing zones or drier locations. Easily train as a small tree or hedgerow with Pruning.

  • Full Sun, Full Shade & Partial Shade
  • Widely Adaptable - Alkaline, Clay, Dry, Wet & Cold
  • Thrives in Wet Soils
  • Mulch in Hot Climates & Full Sun

The Audubon Native Roughleaf Dogwood makes itself at home in your landscape, boosts curb appeal and wildlife diversity! Order bird-friendly habitat today at NatureHills.com!

Audubon Plant Information

Bird-Friendly native trees and plants provide food and shelter for local and migrating birds, as well as other wildlife. By purchasing and planting native flora, you will support Audubon's conservation mission and impact, while helping birds and wildlife thrive!

  • Grown Without Neonicotinoids
  • Audubon is Licensed & Registered to the National Audubon Society
  • May Not Be Available in Non-Native Regions, States or Countries - Check Here
  • Audubon Native Plants & Trees are Exclusively Grown by Bower & Branch

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Audubon® Native Roughleaf Dogwood Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Audubon Native Plants & Trees
Botanical Name Cornus drummondii
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 8 - 15 feet
Mature Spread 8 - 15 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Adaptable to Most Soils
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red, Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Winter
Fragrant Yes