CORNUS alba ‘Siberica’ – Red Stem Dogwood💖 – 28th June 2021

This lovely plant is also included in our recent ‘Winter Interest Tree’ PDF. This smaller growing tree or small shrub captures the attention with its bright red stems over the winter months.

Grows well in a variety of conditions from edge of ponds and streams to dry exposed sites. Quick growing and hardy, an excellent border or accent plant suited for many situations.

Above: Vibrant grouping shown above in winter – Millbrook, Queenstown

 

CORNUS alba 'Siberica' (stems) - July

 

Bushy plant with dark-green foliage which provides great autumn colour in shades of orange and red, then falling to show off brilliant red stems in winter (as shown above)

Clusters of small, creamy-white flowers in summer. Best stem colour is in full sun. Hardy, deciduous, grows to 3 x 2m.

CORNUS alba ‘Siberica’ – Red Stemmed Dogwood

CORNUS alba 'Siberica' 8lt, March

CORNUS alba ‘Siberica’ – Red Stemmed Dogwood, 8lt container, 1.5m+ now (measured from top of container)  – approx 3-4 year old

also available in smaller sizes – please enquire

(photo taken in summer)

CORNUS alba 'Siberica' (flower) - March

 

Creamy-white flower in summer, occasionally forming berries in autumn. 

 

CORNUS alba 'Siberica' (with fantail) - May

 

Cheerful little additions to the nursery – Fantail pictured here in the Cornus