It would look striking against a blue sky - wouldn't it? Very pretty though!
Hi There, Dogwoods are so pretty during the Fall... I love their red colors... I took several pictures of our pink dogwood... It's almost bare now...I saw where you had a frost which damaged your flowers/plants. We had temps in the 20's the past 3 nights --but NO frost... Our Roses and other plants still seem okay..... Hugs,Betsy
Dear Sherlock Street, I do so agree that the Cornus make such wonderful shrubs with such a long season of interest. I think that they are often overlooked but, as you say, they offer such tremendous garden value.
I have 5 of those--with mixed results. Something ate the biggest one underneath ground level?? There were some termites in the mulch there, but not sure that they were the culprits. I think it is a goner for sure-- I have one left that looks really good, and I noticed his twigs this morning--they are gorgeous!!
This is a beautiful shrub, and it's going to look just as striking, if not more so, this winter, especially with a cover of snow.Happy belated birthday! I'm sure your mother was thrilled with her "birthday present" when you were born.
They are so pretty. I love how they look during winter when those bright red twigs stand out against snow.I wish I had one for at least one here.
~HeatherThat would be pretty but I would have to lay under it to make that happen. There are some other shrubs nearby.~BetsyThere is a yellow twig dogwood too but I haven't found it sold locally and haven't ordered one yet.~Edith HopeOurs is planted straight out from the patio door so we can see it easily.~MelanieI wouldn't think termites would eat live wood. That is an odd one. I hope you can hang onto the one.~RoseThanks for visiting. I do like the twigs in the snow.
~CatherineI do like it with snow. I'm hoping it will grow large enough to also "harvest" some twigs to use in arrangements.
Red twig dogwood is a an absolute favorite of mine, yours it just gorgeous. The ones in our area just started flowering, is this normal?
We love the red twig in our garden and especially on the hillside coupled with the yellow twig. The winter makes these two beautiful companions.
~bakingbarbI don't know about the blooming this time of year. Mine blooms when it gets new leaves in the spring.~DiI'm thinking the yellow twig one would be nice to add to the garden as well.
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