Cornus florida


This flowering Dogwood is one of the most beautiful eastern North American trees with showy early spring flowers, red fruit, and scarlet autumn foliage. Traditionally this trees  aromatic bark and roots were used as a remedy for fever  and a red dye was from the roots.


This tree has a spreading crown and long-lasting, showy, white and pink spring blooms.


Tree shape:

Pyramid shaped


Special features:

A lovely, small, flowering tree with short trunk and crown of spreading or nearly horizontal branches. These horizontal-tiered branching, its red fruits, and scarlet-red fall foliage are other landscape attributes.  Part shade loving tree.



Tree size* at 10 years:

15ft tall   (Approx 5m)


*Please note tree sizes are given as an average only.  Variables to growth include, water availabilty, nutrition and site.

Cornus florida