Yellow Twig Dogwood

Cornus sericea 'Bud's Yellow'



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Common Name: Yellow Twig Dogwood
Scientific Name: Cornus sericea 'Bud's Yellow'
Family: Dogwood Family (Cornaceae)
Flower: Showy

The Yellow Twig Dogwood is a compact shrub which grows to a maximum size of 5-8 feet tall by 5-8 feet wide with a spreading habit. White flower clusters adorn the green foliage in spring and are followed by white ornamental fruit. Four-inch, dark green leaves fill out the shrub until they transition to a deep red for autumn. The plant’s twigs maintain their green color through the summer months, it makes a dramatic shift to bright yellow after the leaves have fallen leaving a brilliant color of yellow for the winter months.

Planted in April 2018 in Memory of Diane Lyn (Dumbleton) Regan July 12, 1944 – September 7, 2017 Always in our hearts.

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