During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
Due to COVID-19, We are working with limited staff, and orders may be delayed an extra week. We are working as quickly as possible to ensure your items arrive in a timely manner.
The Silky Dogwood, Cornus amomum, has attractive white, greenish-white or yellow flower clusters in the spring and blue and white fruit in the fall. This plant tolerates poorly drained soils. It is used for hedgerows, windbreaks and for stream bank erosion control.
The fruits are bluish in color. The fruit is eaten by game birds, especially important as a source of food for migrating songbirds. The twigs are an important source of winter browse for deer and rabbits. Mature height: a small to medium sized shrub to 12'.
Family Cornus amomum
Mature Height 6 - 8 feet
Mature Spread 6 - 9 feet
Soil Widely Adaptable
Moisture Widely Adaptable
Mature Form Oval, Round
Growth Rate Moderate
Sun Exposure Full Sun - Full Shade
Flower Color White and Yellow
Fall Color Red
Picture is for example only. We are shipping seedlings currently 6-12'' at the time of shipment.
Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. Which means
that even thought they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when
temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season.