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Gray Dogwood (Cornus racemosa)

Scientific Name: Cornus racemosa
Available Size: 4-6′

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Description

Type: Deciduous shrub

Family: Cornaceae

Height: 10-15 feet

Spread: 10-15 feet

Native Range: Eastern North America, statewide in Missouri

Site Requirements:

Soil: adaptable to wide range of soil conditions

Water: medium

Sunlight needs: Full sun to part shade

Tolerates: Wet soil, drought, clay soil

Landscape use: Rain garden, shrub borders, naturalized areas

Brief Description: Easily grown shrub, small showy whitie flowers, red stems on terminal stems holding flowers

Wildlife Benefits: Good bird habitat

Possible Problems: No serious insect or disease problems. The dogwood bud gall occurs on this species but is not usually a significant problem.

Stand out Features: thicket forming, grows readily in poor soils.

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