Pagoda Dogwood
(Cornus alternifolia)
10 Gallon Container


Availability: In stock

    • Grows 15 to 25 feet tall
    • Full sun to part shade
    • Medium to wet moisture
    • Blooms in late spring (May to June)
    • Attracts pollinators, including bees and butterflies
    • Produces small, blue-black berries in late summer to early fall
    • Berries are an important food source for birds and wildlife
    • Leaves are alternate, simple, and turn a reddish-purple in the fall
    • Unique horizontal branching pattern, giving a tiered appearance
    • Known as Pagoda Dogwood due to its distinctive branching structure
    • Prefers rich, well-drained soils
    • Ideal for naturalized areas, woodland gardens, and as an understory tree
    • Good alternative to cold sensitive flowering dogwood
    • Diverse uses in the landscape
    • Great as an accent or focal point
    • Not tolerant of excessive pollution so should not be planted along the street
    • Avoid hot locations with direct afternoon sun

All shrubs and trees must be picked up at the Lyons Township Community Center, 6404 Joliet Rd, Countryside, on either Friday, September 20th, between 1 PM and 3 PM, or Saturday, September 21st, from 9 AM to 11 AM. Please note that all orders are non-refundable.

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