One of the best native shrubs for four-season visual interest, Bailey's Red Twig Dogwood is impressive and hardy, tolerating unpredictable spring weather and wet soil. Deep green leaves with red stems add attractive contrast to the spring and summer garden, with white flower clusters and pale-blue-green-to-white berries. Autumn brings golden foliage, which falls to reveal bold red stems for its signature winter color.(Cornus)
(72-120” tall x 72-120” wide) Bailey's Red Twig Dogwood, also known as Red Osier Dogwood, is an extremely hardy and versatile native shrub. A terrific choice for rain gardens, stream embankments, and garden beds, Bailey's Red Twig Dogwood holds up throughout the seasons and gives gardeners color just when they need it most! Though it features attractive foliage and flowers through the spring and summer months, autumn and winter where Bailey's Red Twig Dogwood truly shines, with bright red stems that light up the landscape and provide spectacular color. Grow in full sun to partial shade sites in moisture retentive soil for the fastest growth. The newest growth on this shrub shows off the brightest color, so early each spring, prune back by a third, and use the cut stems in beautiful indoor or outdoor arrangements. This is an all-around superstar shrub which gives much more than it receives. Of the 16 Dogwood varieties native to the United States, Bailey's Red Twig Dogwood is our most widespread native species, found across the US and Canada, with the exception of the southern Great Plains and Southeastern region. Bailey's Red Twig Dogwood was one of several plants used by American Indians for its use as a tobacco substitute. Dogwood has also been used for centuries in crafts and agriculture.
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Bailey's Red Twig Dogwood
Cornus stolonifera Baileyi
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
72-120" tall (6-10 feet)
72-120" wide (6-10 feet)
Late spring to mid summer
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Green lance shaped foliage.
Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Moist / Wet
Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Deer Resistant, Good For Hedge / Screen, Good For Erosion Control
New stems produce best color, prune 20-25% of the oldest stems in early spring. Whitish to bluish drupes after flowering.
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