A striking Dutch selection of the native hedgerow species of Dogwood. This colourful type has a compact habit with shoots of bright orange-yellow and red in winter. Provides vivid and unique colour at a time when gardens need it most. Also a useful plant for hedging. Features
Foliage Colour: Mid-green, maturing to golden red
Flower Colour: White, Insignificant
Shoot Colour: Orange-Yellow and Red
Comes in a: 19cm pot
Approx. Height x Spread on Arrival: 45cm x 35cm (1'6" x 1'2")
Approx. Growth Height x Spread: 3m x 2.5m (10ft x 8ft)
Flowering Period: Summer
Uses: Hedging, Borders
Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed
Growing Habit: Spreading
Rate of Growth: Medium
Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Requirements: Chalk, Alkaline
Planting: Ensure that the area where you are going to plant is clear and weed-free.
Caring and Maintenance: Pruning helps to rejuvenate plants and replace old dull stems with brighter coloured young growth. In April, cut back the stems to within two or three buds from the base.