Dogwood Flowers
Cathay DeWitt for NCSU Extension

Dogwood Tree
Jim Janke for NCSU Extension

Dogwood Berries
Kristine Paulus for NCSU Extension

Common Name: Flowering Dogwood 

Scientific NameCornus florida 

Mature Height and Width:  Hgt: 15-30 feet; Width: 15-30 feet

Cultural Requirements (Sun/Water/Soil Type): grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist, organically rich, acidic soils in part shade.  

Bloom Time:  April-May

Flower Color:  White

Pollinator Type:  Butterflies, birds