||Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess'
Cherokee Princess is the top choice for a flowering dogwood tree. Covered with large, pure-white blooms that wake up your landscape in early spring. The long-lasting blooms bring red berries in summer with the leaves turning a brilliant fiery red in fall. The berries are inedible to humans, but birds love them and will visit for a feast!
Dogwoods (Cornus spp.) include a large group of flowering shrubs and woody trees. This group includes varying sizes of trees and sub-shrubs. While they vary in size, dogwoods are known for providing year-round interest from early spring flowers, delicate leaves, summer berries and brilliant fall colors. Dogwoods are favored for their elegant beauty and year round interest.
||White blooms with foliage turning Green w/Red berries in summer.
||Fiery Red foliage
||Specimen or accent tree. Shade garden.
||Keep protected from hot sun, wind. Pruning to remove damaged branches only.
||Part Shade. Avoid afternoon sun and heat.
||All soil types. Well-drained, acidic soil enriched with plenty of organic matter. Prefers consistent moisture: Mulch will help retain moisture. Don't let soil dry out, nor become water logged: standing water will kill this tree.
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