Yellow-Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’)
Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’ (Yellow-Twig Dogwood) is very similar to Cornus alba although the ‘Flaviramea’ has yellow twigs. In fact, they produce gorgeous landscapes when planted together. Cornus sericea has a tendency to spread faster into large clumps.
The flowers are white and produce little berries. Plant against dark evergreens or appreciate this shrub during winter against the white snow.
Plant profileCommon name: Yellow-Twig Dogwood
Scientific name: Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’
Plant type: Shrubs
Height: 1.5m - 3m
Spread: 1.5m - 3m
Foliage color: Green (spring), Green (summer), Yellow (autumn)
Flower color: White
Stem color: Yellow
Season of interest: Autumn, Winter
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial shade
Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand
Moisture: Moist but well drained, Well drained
Garden type: Architectural, City & Courtyard Gardens, Informal Garden
Planting type: Flower borders and bedding, Hedging & Screens, Low Maintenance
Yellow-Twig Dogwood is usually propagated by hardwood cuttings in autumn and winter.
Looking for other Cornus shrubs? Watch out our listed dogwood plant guides.