Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea)
Bloom colour: White
Height: 8 feet
Spread: 7-10 feet
Light: Part shade
Soil: moist, well-drained soils, adapts to a wide range of conditions
Water Use: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 2a-8 (click here to find your plant hardiness zone)
This dogwood's branches are a deep red colour which is particularly striking in winter and late autumn/early spring when there is less colour in the landscape.
Red Osier Dogwood attracts: many birds, butterflies and bees
And is a host plant for: Spring azure butterfly
And is deer resistant!