Red Osier Dogwood
Brilliant Red Winter Color
Redosier Dogwood is a deciduous shrub with brilliant red winter color. It is unparalleled in its ability to brighten up the winter landscape. Plant one anywhere you’d like a splash of vibrant color through the dull winter months.
Your Redosier Dogwood is a plant that defies the usual progression of color in an ornamental plant. When most of your lovely summer plants are preparing for a winter rest, the excitement is just beginning for your Redosier Dogwood. A bright green presence in your yard for the summer months, this lively plant drops its leaves in fall to reveal purple/red stems. Those bright stems are sure to provide an exquisite stand-out in your barren, winter landscape.
While summer isn’t when the Dogwood shines, your Redosier Dogwood will still be an esteemed presence in your yard through the warm months. The shrub features beautiful leaves with white threads, which creates a lovely effect as they run through the veins. The 4-petalled tiny flowers are white to greenish, appearing in numerous dense, flat-topped clusters.
The white fruit that arrives later are berry-like drupes which are attractive to birds and other wildlife.
The Redosier Dogwood is a free-spreading shrub with many stems. It will reach 8-12 feet in height with an equal spread but can be pruned to any size.
It is adaptable to both wet and dry sites as well as a variety of soil types. Your Redosier is even shade tolerant.
An admirable deciduous shrub with unique ornamental qualities, your Redosier Dogwood won’t fail to please you year after year.
*White Flower Heads Followed by White Berries
*Brilliant Red Stems
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
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter 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|
|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|
|#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|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 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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|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Cornus sericea|
|Mature Height||8 - 12 feet|
|Mature Spread||8 - 10 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|
|Flower Color||White and Yellow|