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Estimated Height at Pickup: 2-3’, 3 gal

Perhaps our most common and adaptable dogwood, perfect for naturalized plantings and restoration! Hosts the polyphemus and cecropia moths; flowers are valuable to a variety of pollinators.

Pollination: 2+ individuals recommended.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic

Soil Type: Adaptable 

Height: 6’-20’ 

Width: 6’-20’ 

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Fruit: White drupes (berries) mature late summer to early fall.

Fall Color: Red, Purple

Root Type: Taproot

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers, and beetles. Hosts moths such as the cecropia and polyphemus, as well as some beetles and smaller insects. Berries are valuable to many birds including vireos, thrushes, cardinals, and turkey, as well as mammals such as squirrels and chipmunks. Commonly browsed by deer. 

Notes: Occasionally spreads by sucker, more likely to do so if roots are disturbed.

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