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botanical name:
Cornus florida f. rubra
Cornus florida f. rubra © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering Dogwood
synonyms:  Cornus florida 'Rubra'
family:  Cornaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 5.00m
width: 7.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: red
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: dark grey
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Flowers with rose-pink bracts in late spring.

Best in slightly acid soils, sun or part shade. Not as cold hardy as most dogwoods

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