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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
description:
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.

cultivation:
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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