Red Stem Dogwood
(This plant is NOT on the Australian Noxious Weed List)
The Red Stem or Red Osier Dogwood is a native of Canada and parts of western USA where it grows in moist areas along stream banks in sun or shade. Its habitat preferences are a pH between 4 and 7 on heavy to medium soils in full sun to part shade.
This elegant shrub grows to a height 1 – 5 metres (3-16ft) with a spread of 1-3 metres (3 -10ft) and is useful as a screening plant or hedge. A deciduous shrub, it is tolerant of frost and snow and provides interest to the garden with its winter red stems. its leaves are a mid green changing to reddish green in autumn before the fall. Flowers are a terminal cluster of creamy-white blooms followed by whitish berries and attract many birds to the garden.
Offered is a packet of 25 seeds and Grownotes to assist you in propagation.
All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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