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Cultural Details for Cornus sericea 'Silver and Gold'

Common Name:
Silver and Gold Redosier Dogwood

Growth Rate:

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:

Flower Details:
White flowers flat topped cymes.

Fruit Details:

Fall Color:
Reddish purple

Bark Details:
Stem color is yellow

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Introduced 1987 Mt Cuba Centre, Delaware.

Other Features:
Leaves have a creamy irregular border around the margin. Branch sport from C. s 'Flaviramea'

Culture and Care:
Easily transplanted balled/burlapped and containerized.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 64

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.