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Gray Dogwood

Cornus racemosa

Thicket forming shrub with beautiful white flowers and white berries that grow on red stems. Deer tolerant and very attractive to wildlife! Also known as Swida racemosa.

BLOOM TIME

  • May
  • June

SUNLIGHT

  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun
  • Partial Shade

SOIL TYPE

  • Well Drained
  • Dry
  • Moist
  • Wet
  • Texture (Sand)
  • Texture (Loam)
  • Texture (Clay)
  • High Organic Matter
  • pH Acid <6.0
  • pH Neutral 6.0-8.0
  • pH Alkaline >8.0

HEIGHT

12-20'

CATERPILLAR SPECIES HOSTED

100-200

WILDLIFE BENEFITED

Caterpillars, Pollinators, Butterflies, Birds, Hummingbirds, Mammals

Artist: Jada Fitch

Photo Credit: Arthur Haines