Cornus sericea Silver and Gold (Yellow Twig Dogwood)

Attractive white-variegated green foliage is prevalent throughout the season. In late spring, clusters of white flowers bloom, followed by white berries later in the summer. The showy yellow branches add winter interest. Rounded habit.

Blooms late spring to early summer
5-7′ tall & 6-8′ wide
Attracts birds
Deer and rabbit ressitant

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar

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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Golden orange petals sport a prominent sienna-red eye and rise high above full green 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 to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
Tetraploid
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant
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 that open lime-green, turn brilliant white during summer, then back to pale green as the season progresses, finally fading in the fall. Rapid growth rate

Blooms early summer
4-5 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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This deciduous shrub has multiple stems of twiggy branches bearing glossy foliage that in spring is red-tinged green and becomes dark blue-green in summer, then turning shades of yellow, orange, and burgundy in fall. Clusters of small, pink-flushed white flowers in spring give way to edible powdery-blue berries. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to summer
5-6 ft tall x 5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts pollinators

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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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Grown for foliage that emerges chartreuse and turns shades of amber, burgundy, scarlet, and green in fall. In summer, large pinkish-white feathery plumes appear and gives the shrub a ‘smoky’ appearance. Upright loose habit.

Blooms mid to late spring
8′ tall x 6′ spread
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant

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