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Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Plant Type: Shrub

An easy to grow native that is tolerant of wet areas.  Can be effecctively used in group plantings in wet soils where most other plants would not do well.

  • Deciduous, native shrub
  • Grows well in wetland areas
  • Open, rounded habit

Size Plant SKU Size      
#03 30-36" HT   Please Login for Ordering

Mature Height:

6-8 ft

Mature Spread:

6-8 ft

Zone:

4-8

Cornus amomum Characteristics & Attributes:

Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Butterflies
Part Shade
Part Sun
Sun
Spring
Average Water
Wet Soil/Wetlands
Well-Drained
Mass Planting
Summer Bloomer
Low Maintenance
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Native
Landscape Characteristics
Ornamental Fruit
Flowers
Specialty Use
Butterfly Garden
Wildlife Garden
Classification by Use
Hedge/Screen
Native
Mass Planting
Color Impact
Habit
Upright
Spreading
Foliage
Deciduous
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Growth Rate
Moderate
Foliage Color
Green