Pink Dogwood Blooms
Pink Dogwood Blooms / ATTRACTS: Downy Woodpeckers. Never plant near Geraniums. Plant in groups of 3. Will attract Rabbits and other mammals. Never over water, will cause root rot. Never buy in Summer or Fall, buy in Spring only. Never plant near Roses, Dogwood is prone to fungal disease.
Dogwood Trees Add Beauty to Your Landscape Almost Year-Round
The lovely, butterflylike blooms of dogwoods herald the beginning of spring, and the show continues into winter with the cheery spectacle of red fruits clinging to bare branches. Dogwoods are versatile trees that do well in full sun and moist soil or shady spots. Most feature fantastic fall color in addition to the attractive blooms.
7 Spectacular and Practical Spring-Flowering Trees
Botanical name: Cornus florida Common names: Flowering dogwood, Eastern dogwood USDA zones: 5 to 9 Water requirement: Moderate; don't let the soil dry out Light requirement: Full sun or partial shade Mature size: Up to 20 to 30 feet tall and wide Growing tips: Watch for anthracnose, a debilitating fungus that shows on leaves.
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Follow the Blooms Statewide, South Carolina March 24, April 1, 14, 20; gardenclubofsc.org This tour weaves through eight small towns over four weeks, showcasing both private and public gardens. Pick up tips from some of the country’s most knowledgeable and innovative gardeners.
Satomi Dogwood in Washington State
Satomi’ Dogwood is a pink-flowered variety of the Korean Dogwood. ‘Satomi’s’ deep, rosy pink flowers appear a little later than other Dogwood varieties. The flowers appear in late spring and are followed by large red fruits. Falll color is orangey-red. The deep green leaves may have a purplish tinge and are resistant to anthracnose. This slow grower has a rounded form with beautiful horizontal branching.