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botanical name:
Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Dogwood
family:  Cornaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.80m
width: 1.80m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
stem/bark: orange
main season: Winter
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
This Dutch introduction has soft green leaves which turn a buttery yellow in winter. During winter it has breathtaking stems of yellow, orange and pink.

Moist, fertile soil in sun or part shade, but quite adaptable.

Every year or two prune back hard to encourage growth of colourful new stems.

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