Audubon® Native White Flowering Dogwood

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The National Audubon Society presents a new line of native plants and trees that helps birds and wildlife thrive in your area! The lovely spring blooms of the Audubon® Native White Flowering Dogwood Tree (Cornus florida) are perhaps the most beautiful of our North American native trees. With a sculptural branching structure and four seasons of interest, they grace landscapes throughout the United States.

Dogwood has an interesting bloom - the tiny, yellow true flowers are found in the center of large, modified leaf bracts. You'll see hundreds of these unique blossoms along each branch before the leaves emerge. Pollinators will flock to these unusual and longer-lasting flowers.

North American native trees have lovely leaves that turn red for amazing fall color and winter interest winter brings textured bark and red fruits. Birds will flock to feast on this late-season energy source!

Planting and Application:

White Flowering Dogwood Tree are hardy, easy-care deciduous trees that thrive in the right setting in partial or full sun. These juglone-tolerant natives even do fine when planted near Black Walnut trees. Plant at the sunny edge of a woodland, or repeat plantings along the back of your garden border. They make a fantastic focal point in the center of a Native perennial garden.

Perfect for bird-friendly gardens across the country, it makes a welcome grouping in your yard near a patio or along the sunny edge of a woodland planting. Dogwood make standout specimen trees in any number of locations in your garden. Their branching makes fantastic nesting and roosting while the berries feed them in the fall and winter.

  • Wonderful Small Ornamental Native
  • 4 Seasons of Interest
  • Supports Thrushes, Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Waxwings, Mockingbirds & Jays
  • Whiteish-Yellow Blossoms & Glossy Red Fruits
  • Caterpillar Host Plant - Spring Azure Butterfly

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Flowering Dogwoods in the north can tolerate full sun, but elsewhere prefer partial and afternoon shade. Adapted to many soil types and well-drained slightly acidic pH.

  • Sun & Partial Shade
  • Juglone Tolerant
  • Prune When Dormant
  • Acidic Well-Drained Moist Fertile Soil

Adaptable and beautiful native, the Audubon® Native White Flowering Dogwood Tree is a pollinator and bird-friendly ornamental that is an ideal small-sized spring-flowering tree! Order yours at NatureHills.com for flowers and berries for birds today!

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 White Flowering Dogwood Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Audubon Native Plants & Trees
Botanical Name Cornus florida
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 20 - 40 feet
Mature Spread 15 - 20 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red, Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant No