Siberian dogwood (Cornus alba ‘sibirica’)
Cornus alba ‘sibirica’ (Siberian dogwood) is a truly delight in any winter garden. This is a medium-sized shrub. It is deciduous and forms a thicket of slim red stems that can be planted to contrast with other plants or the snow during winter.
The leaves are green, ovate, and turn reddish in autumn. The flowers are small and white and produce berries.
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Plant profileCommon name: Siberian dogwood
Scientific name: Cornus alba 'sibirica'
Plant type: Shrubs
Height: 1.5m - 3m
Spread: 1.5m - 3m
Foliage color: Green (spring), Green (summer), Red (autumn)
Flower color: White
Stem color: Red
Fruit color: White
Season of interest: Autumn, Winter
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial shade
Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: Architectural, City & Courtyard Gardens, Informal Garden
Planting type: Flower borders and bedding, Hedging & Screens, Low Maintenance
Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn or winter.