(Cornus sericea) is a shrub native to Minnesota with colorful red or yellow winter bark that provides great winter interest. As a landscape plant, redosier dogwood is extremely versatile.
It can be used as an accent, specimen or key plant, and in groups and large masses for borders and screens. The redosier dogwood is loved by gardeners, landscapers, and homeowners for its hardiness and versatility. It can grow in a myriad of conditions, including wet soil.
Its thicket-forming habit makes it a great hedge option. Red Osier Dogwood Shrub.
Growth To 10', Colorful all year. Grows rapidly to multi-stem shrub. Ideal for holding soil on steep banks. Correct botanical name is now Cornus sericea, not Cornus stolonifera. An upright, loose, multi-stemmed, broad-spreading shrub with horizontal branches at the base. The young stems are slender, very smooth, and red.5/5(1).
This deciduous shrub features an upright form and carefree ease of maintenance. Young stems turn brilliant red starting in fall and bring a tremendous amount of winter interest.
Also known as the Redosier Dogwood and Red Twig Dogwood, it's a solid choice for use in 5/5(2). The Redosier Dogwood is a native shrub with vigorous shoots and dark red branches in winter. The clusters of white flowers are followed by stark white berries. This shrub will tolerate heavy bushfall.buzz Time: June.