Common Name: dogwood
Origin/Ecology: Native to BC
Habit: Arching, open, upright. Grows to 22 m tall, 10 m wide.
Leaves: Simple, opposite, soft flexible, heavily veined, pinnate/arcuate venation, pubescent, elliptic, ciliate, undulate.
Leaf Arrangement: opposite
Flowers and Fruit: Small balls of inflorescence surrounded by 6 white petal-like bracts. Drupes, multiple fruit, orange, red, Sept. Sometimes reblooms in fall.
Water Use, Soil: Well-drained.
Exposure: Full sun to deep shade.
Landscape Uses: Native planting, shade tree, spring interest, tall background, woodland margin.
Other Features: Very similar to Eddie’s White Wonder.