Dogwood Shrubs are among the little known native shrubs around. They are very hardy, deer resistant, produce berries which birds love and their colorful twigs provide interest during all four seasons. They are equally happy in full sun or partial shade, and they come in all different colors ranging from bright red like Red twig Dogwood with its bright red twigs to the wonderful yellow twigs of Buds Yellow Dogwoodand everything in-between. Each variation adds plenty of interest to the winter landscape. During the spring summer and Fall nothing pairs better in our opinion than the hot reds ofBarberries or the cool blues and greens of conifers like Blue Chip Juniper. Our offering of Dogwood Shrubs is ever-growing and we are pleased to be able to offer this wonderful group of plants.
Dogwood Shrubs are breathtaking and they create a bright splash of color in the drab winter months. Once your Dogwoods are established you can cut the twigs from the plants in the winter to use as Christmas Decorations. They look great added to winter porch pots or simply in a glass vase in the house.
Have you considered adding Dogwood shrubs to your landscape, but aren’t sure where to start? Let us help you with this underutilized group of native shrubs.
Information on our best selling Dogwood Shrubs:
Pucker Up Red Twig Dogwood: Pucker up red twig Dogwood is a red stemmed Dogwood unlike any other! Glossy, puckered foliage is distinctive and attractive. It has compact growth and bright red winter stems that add to this native shrub’s year-round appeal. The thick leaves are deer resistant and have a high degree of leaf spot resistance.
Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus balieyi): This is the classic red-twig dogwood with brilliant bright-red winter stems which are particularly showy against our northeast grey skies and fresh fallen snow. A great, fast growing shrub.
Variegated Yellow Twig Dogwood: Variegated Yellow Twig Dogwood has attractive white-variegated green foliage throughout the season. The yellow branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest.
Buds Yellow Twig Dogwood: The bright yellow stems on the younger growth of this multi-stemmed native shrub provides striking winter color. White spring flowers are followed by white fruit. Perfect for wet areas of your garden.
How to Care for your Dogwoods Shrubs:
Dogwood Shrubs are best planted in Full to Partial Sun as this brings out the best color in the foliage and stems. Very little is needed as far as care is concerned. A supplemental watering is sometimes beneficial during periods of prolonged drought. If after many years your Dogwood Shrubs seem tired they can be pruned hard. Doings this in the spring is the best opportunity as the plant has the most vigor during the spring.
When you need Dogwood Shrubs, check out the many varieties available through Garden Goods Direct. As American’s number one online nursery, we make sure that garden lovers everywhere can order our carefully inspected plants easily online with the click of a button. We ship our plants and trees across the country, meaning you can stock up on as many as you need to fill your landscape with color and fragrance. Shop our selection of Woodie’s approved Dogwood Shrubs online today!