A dwarf dogwood with a low, compact form and lush green foliage that perfectly foils less attractive bases of larger shrubs. Its neat, rounded shape works well in mass plantings and border foundations. Excellent for erosion control on steep slopes. Bare red stems provide striking seasonal color to dormant winterscapes. Deciduous

.Common Name: Kelsey's Dwarf Red-Osier Dogwood

Botanical Name: Cornus sericea 'Kelseyi'

Watering Needs:Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

Botanical Pronunciation:KOR-nus ser-E-se-a

Plant type:Shrub


Growth habit:Compact

Growth rate:Moderate

Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches only 24 to 30 in. tall and wide.

Special features:Attractive Bark, Bird Friendly, Dwarf Plant, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Road Salt, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Year-round Interest

Foliage color:Green

Blooms:Late Spring

Flower color:White

Flower attributesShowy Flowers

Garden styleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic

Kelsey Dogwood