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Cornus stolonifera Pucker Up!® ('Neil Z') (Red Twig Dogwood)

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. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms late spring
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP24812 CPBR4767
Brand Proven Winners