Dogwood

Location: Memorial Dr, S slope; Strong Hall, NE side; Pioneer Cemetery, SW
Approximate blooming period: late February-March

Cornelian-cherry dogwood, Cornus mas

Origin: Asia 
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 4 
Height and Form: Deciduous multistemmed rounded shrub or small tree, up to 25 ft high 
Foliage and Bark: dark green glossy leaves sometimes turning yellow or purple-reddish in the fall, showy exfoliating bark consiting of gray and tan Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: small clusters of yellow flowers open early in spring before the leaves, bright red fruits shaped like an olive which develop mid-summer 
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Cultivars/Varieties

'Elegantissima' 
'Flava' - A form that features fruit that is yellow and ripens a bit ahead of other types.
'Spring Glow' and 'Spring Sun'


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