Prairie Fire Dogwood

Cornus alba 'Prairie Fire'

Item 4528

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USDA Zone:
2-7
This plant will grow in my zone:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Description:

A very hardy and colorful accent shrub with bright golden foliage that fades to soft a yellow in the summer. Creamy white spring flowers yield ornamental berries in midsummer. Brilliant red fall foliage drops to reveal flaming orange-red stems for winter drama. Versatile and easy to grow. Deciduous.

Foliage :: Credit: Doreen Wynja Landscape :: Credit: Millette Photomedia Close Up :: Credit: Monrovia
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Average Size at Maturity
Quickly reaches 7 ft. tall and wide; can be maintained at 5 ft. with pruning.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Cornus alba 'Prairie Fire'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Special Feature: Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Ornamental Berries, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Chartreuse
Flower Attribute: Repeat Flowering ,   Showy Flowers
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: White
Garden Style: Contemporary ,   Cottage ,   Rustic

Prefers enriched, evenly moist, well-drained soils but highly adaptable; tolerates dry conditions and wet soils once established. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Fertilize in spring. To encourage more vibrant stems, hard prune one-third of oldest stems annually in late winter.

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