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Tartarian Dogwood, Red Osier Dogwood
Scientific Name: Cornus sericea L.
Synonym: Cornus stolonifera, Cornus alba
Family: Cornaceae
Tartarian Dogwood, Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus  sericea)
Red Osier Dogwood (as Cornus stolonifera), U.S.D.A. Drawing, flowers, fruit and leaves, courtesy Hunt Institute
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-9,14-24,31-45
USDA: 3-8

Sun Exposure: Shade to full sun

Origin: Circumpolar

Growth Habits: Deciduous shrub, 6 feet to 9 feet tall (1.8 m-2.7 m), 8 feet to 12 feet in spread (2.4 m-3.6 m); dark green, ovate leaves, 1.5 inches to 5 inches long (3.75 cm-12.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water


Blooming Habits:
White or light yellow flowers, in late spring to early summer.

Fruiting Habits:

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