Dogwood 'Midwinter Fire'
Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
Also known as
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10 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
Dogwood 'Midwinter Fire' Overview
This deciduous spreading shrub can get to 2m tall. Grown for it's coloured stems which are vibrant during the winter months. It's young growth is orange-red and yellow and bears mid green oval leaves which turn yellow, orange & red in autumn. Insignificant white flowers are produced in summer.
Common problems with Dogwood 'Midwinter Fire'
Can suffer from cornus anthracnose
How to harvest Dogwood 'Midwinter Fire'
Generally not harvested but stems can be included in floral displays
How to propagate Dogwood 'Midwinter Fire'
Take hardwood cuttings in Autumn.
Special features of Dogwood 'Midwinter Fire'
Other uses of Dogwood 'Midwinter Fire'
This low maintenance shrub prefers damp sites making it a useful addition to wildlife gardens/meadows. It is also used (& is stunning) in block plantings to provide screens or divisions.