CORNUS AMOMUM #3 - Current Crop. Photo Taken: 7/31/2020

Shrub

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

  • White blossoms
  • Attracts butterflies and honeybees
  • Hosts spring azure butterfly
  • Bluish white fruit attracts birds
  • Red fall color
  • Easy to grow
  • Widely adaptable
  • Great in rain gardens
  • Can spread to form a thicket
  • Deer resistant
An excellent shrubby dogwood form that is one of the best bird attracting plants in the landscape. Very hardy and spreading in nature, this selection tolerates poor, wet soils and works well in group plantings. Flat-topped heads of white flowers appear in June, followed by porcelain-blue-colored fruit that is a bird delicacy.
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Native
Native
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Shade
Partial Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Average Water
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

Characteristics and Attributes