The Cornus sericea Flaviramea or Golden twig Dogwood is a deciduous shrub with a compact and erect habit reaching 2 to 3 m in height for the same width. The originality of this variety lies in the particularly bright bright yellow coloring of its wood in winter which will bring color to your garden. Cold-hardy and easy-going, Cornus sericea Flaviramea can withstand anything.
The young shoots, first light yellow then yellow green in summer, turn bright yellow in winter. In spring, May and June, the Golden twig Dogwood is adorned with small clusters of honey-white flowers and deep green glossy foliage. This one turns orange-yellow in autumn. Flowering is followed by very decorative blue berries.
The Cornus sericea Flaviramea is satisfied with ordinary soil, it tolerates all types of soil and adapts to all locations. Resistant to -25 ° C, it does not fear damp places, pollution, or road salt and is particularly resistant to diseases and harmful insects. You will prune it quite severely (at 30 cm from the ground), each year, if you want to promote the intensity of the coloring of the young twigs.
Pair the Golden twig Dogwood with decorative wood varieties to create a small, colorful grove. Use it in solid combined with Dogwoods with mahogany or redwood.
(sericea = stolonifera)