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Dogwood, Silky Cornus amomum

Dogwood, Silky - Cornus amomum
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Subtle, four-petaled yellowish-white flowers adorn this shrub appearing in May and June. An excellent choice for any wildlife garden. Attractive, bluish berry-like drupes which ripen in August and September are desired by many bird species. Rounded, multi-stemmed form that grows 6-10' in height with an equal spread. Prefers moist soil and partial sun.

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Zones 4 - 8 Zones 4 - 8
Hardiness Zones 4 - 8
The Silky Dogwood can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. View Map
Flowering Tree Flowering Tree
Type of tree
Flowering Trees, Shrubs
6' - 10' High 6' - 10' High
Mature Height
The Silky Dogwood grows to be 6' - 10' feet in height.
6' - 10' Spread 6' - 10' Spread
Mature Spread
The Silky Dogwood has a spread of about 6' - 10' at full maturity.
Medium Growth Medium Growth
Growth Rate
This tree grows at a medium growth rate. More about this.
Full Sun Full Sun
Sun
This dogwood does well in full sun, partial shade.
Various Soils Various Soils
Soil
The Silky Dogwood grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained, wet, wide range soils.
Rounded Shape Rounded Shape
Shape
This dogwood has rounded shape.
Description

Subtle, four-petaled yellowish-white flowers adorn this shrub appearing in May and June. An excellent choice for any wildlife garden. Attractive, bluish berry-like drupes which ripen in August and September are desired by many bird species. Rounded, multi-stemmed form that grows 6-10' in height with an equal spread. Prefers moist soil and partial sun.