Location: Memorial Dr, S slope; Strong Hall, NE side; Pioneer Cemetery, SW
Approximate blooming period: late February-March
Cornelian-cherry dogwood, Cornus mas
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
'Flava' - A form that features fruit that is yellow and ripens a bit ahead of other types.
'Spring Glow' and 'Spring Sun'