A hardy shrub with a dwarf, compact form; unique, glossy, puckered foliage is highly disease resistant and visually pleasing; intense red stems stand out against the winter snow, excellent for massing; some suckering Pucker Up Red Twig Dogwood has clusters of white flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy pointy leaves turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. It produces navy blue berries in late summer. The scarlet branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest. Pucker Up Red Twig Dogwood is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition. This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration; Suckering Pucker Up Red Twig Dogwood is recommended for the following landscape applications; Mass Planting General Garden Use Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens This shrub does best in full sun to partial shade. It is an amazingly adaptable plant, tolerating both dry conditions and even some standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selection of a native North American species.
- Mature Height: 4 feet
- Mature Width: 4 feet
- Sunlight: Sun, Part Sun
- Soil Conditions: Generally Dry, Moist (Typical), Soggy, Flood-prone
Plants are constantly growing, ever-changing, and therefore unique. The plant you receive may vary from the photo, but rest assured, holds the same glorious potential!