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Common Name: Eastern Flowering Dogwood

Species Name: Cornus florida

Family Name: Cornaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin North America
Sun Preference Shade
Susceptibility None Serious



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 20 to 30-foot diameter, 20 to 30-foot height
    • Leaves: Opposite, simple, 3-6 inches long, 1.5-3 inches wide



Soil Preference Well-drained
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Slow to medium growth rate; does not tolerate drought; must have protection from sun


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