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Arctic Fire® Red-Osier Dogwood Cornus stolonifera

  • Hardy Zones
    • 2 - 7
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Winter
  • Mature Size
    • 36 - 60 Inches
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July 4.

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Occasionally plants may be trimmed before shipping to ensure fuller branching and flowering in your garden.
$18.99
Size: Quart
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Arctic Fire® Red-Osier Dogwood Cornus stolonifera
Part Sun to Sun 36 - 60

Features

Arctic Fire® dogwood has beautiful red stems and a compact habit and is at its in the winter sunlight. This dwarf variety reaches just 3-5' feet rather than the 8-10' of conventional red-twig dogwood. Its smaller size makes this variety a great breakthrough for smaller gardens or residential landscapes. Tolerates a wide range of soil and light conditions. Plant a few extra to use in winter arrangements and holiday dècor! Native to North America.

Top reasons to grow Arctic Fire® red-twig dogwood:

- one of the most shade-tolerant ornamental shrubs

- Tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions

- Bright red stems in winter add color to the landscape

Produces Berries: 
Produces Berries
Winter Interest
Resists: 
Deer
Native to North America

Characteristics

Duration: 
Shrub
Shrub Type: 
Deciduous
Height Category: 
Tall
Garden Height: 
36 - 60 Inches
Spacing: 
48 - 60 Inches
Spread: 
36 - 60 Inches
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Shade: 
White
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Dark Green
Habit: 
Upright
Container Role: 
Thriller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Blooms On: 
Old Wood
Bloom Time: 
Late Spring
Hardiness Zones: 
2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Cut Flower
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Great for landscapes, use in perennial or shrub borders, masses and groupings, container gardens and winter gardens.

Maintenance Notes: 

The best red color appears on one and two year old stems; older stems will turn corky and brown. To maintain a colorful display, you can do one of two things: one, cut the whole plant back to short stubs every other year. Two, cut out one-third of the oldest stems every year. This option is recommended if you planted your Arctic Fire® dogwood to provide coverage. Early spring is the best time to prune.

If desired, apply a granular fertilizer formulated for trees and shrubs at pruning time.

Arctic Fire® Cornus stolonifera 'Farrow' USPP 18,523
  • Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Jerome Molinari
    Upper Chichester
    Pennsylvania
    United States
    3 years ago
  • Plant was blooming when I bought it the summer before last. Last summer, it did not bloom, but grew large. Now, it is June 14, 2010, & there still are no signs of flowering this year, either? Arctic Sun, which is next to it, is lovely and blooming.

    Unsatisfied Did not survive, inferior performance or did not bloom well - won't grow again.
    Marion Martin
    Illinois
    United States
    6 years ago
  • Beautiful! Winter interest with the brilliant red. Grows well here so far

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Loralea Kirby
    New Jersey
    United States
    6 years ago
  • Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Russell Studebaker
    Ontario
    Canada
    6 years ago
  • Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Russell Studebaker
    West Virginia
    United States
    6 years ago
  • I love this plant, it is beautiful year around. Bushes out in early spring then it blooms little white blooms in late summer then in late fall it drops it leaves and the branches turn bright red for a beautiful winter color in the cold months.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Tammy
    Alabama
    United States
    6 years ago
  • Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    D Klink
    Indiana
    United States
    6 years ago
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