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Long Lasting Ruby Red Spring Blooms

  • Deer Resistant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Pest and Disease Resistant
  • Great Patio Tree

The Red Flowering Dogwood Tree (Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief') is a traditional dogwood in an exceptional color that offers year-round interest.

You will know that spring has truly arrived when your Red Flowering Dogwood leaps into action. Gorgeous ruby red blooms will cover the tree starting before the leaves appear and lasting long after other spring bloomers quit.

To add to this spectacular show the new foliage starts out red then matures to a glossy emerald green. The red and green leaves form the most perfect backdrop to the pink and crimson blossoms that last well into the season. As proof of their beauty,

The Dogwood Festival in Atlanta, GA. brings visitors from far and wide to celebrate this trees brilliant flowering period.

In fall your Red Flowering Dogwood will transform again. Its leaves turn stunning shades of bright scarlet, burgundy and amber. Sure to brighten even the furthest corner of your yard.

The Red Flowering Dogwood will start to shed its leaves in late fall when glossy, ruby red fruit will be revealed. Not only will the branches provide a feast for songbirds, they will also be a wonderful addition to you winter décor.

The Red Flowering Dogwoods size makes it easy to add to any landscape. Plant it near a patio or window where you can enjoy it all year long. Order one today!

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
Size Volume
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 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
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

About Plant Sentry™

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This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with NatureHills.com and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.

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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 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Red Flowering Dogwood Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Botanical Name Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 15 - 30 feet
Mature Spread 15 - 20 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Full Shade, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Red
Fall Color Red