Cornus sanguinea 'Arctic Sun ('Cato')' (Blood Twig Dogwood)

White blooms and broad, ovate leaves emerge in spring, followed by clusters of berries in late summer. Showy yellow, orange, and coral stems stand out in the winter landscape.  Upright habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
3-4′ tall x 4-5′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds and butterflies
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Patent Info PP# 19,892; CPBRAF
Brand Proven Winners

Showy spikes of ruby-red panicles are produced in summer on this multi-stemmed shrub, who’s glossy green foliage turns an outstanding harvest gold in the fall. Oval mounded habit.

Blooms in late summer
4-6′ tall x 4′ spread
Attracts butterflies

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Pale creamy pink petals with a green throat rise high above full evergreen foliage. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Diploid
Rebloomer
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant

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(Summerific® Series) Large dinnerplate-sized blooms of white with intense deep pink-tipped petals and matching veining with a small cherry red eye grow on compact dark olive-green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to fall
4-6 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Humidity tolerant
Long blooming
Deciduous
Salt tolerant

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces large, rounded flower clusters of dainty pale silvery pink blooms. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-5 ft tall x 4-6 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Drought tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Neutral pH preference
Deciduous

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This herbaceous perennial features creeping vines bearing bright yellow coin-shaped leaves that form a leafy mat that spreads by rhizomes. Will likely kill off other groundcovers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid-summer
0.25-0.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Groundcover

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Light blue, very large, white blooms, orange red fall foliage, moderate growth rate, blooms late spring, fruit ripens early to mid summer, 5-6 ft tall x 5 ft wide, full sun to partial shade.

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Colourful shrub with ovate foliage that’s bright yellow in the spring, soft yellow in summer and bright red in fall. Flaming orange-red stems are revealed when foliage drops. Creamy-white flowers in spring yield berries mid summer.

Blooms late spring to late summer
6′ tall & wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds and butterflies

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Glossy, puckered foliage makes this shrub stand out from other red-twig dogwoods. The flowers bloom on old wood early to late spring, along with ovate dark green leaves. The foliage turns shades of red-orange, and fade to purple in the autumn. Younger stems will show some red colour in winter. Compact upright habit.

Blooms late spring
3-4′ tall x 3-4′ spread
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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