Plant Library

Pagoda Dogwood

Common Name: Dogwood

Botanical Name: Cornus alternifolia

Variety: Pagoda

Blossom Color: Pale yellow

Bloom Time: May

Zone: 3 to 7

Exposure: Full Sun

Mature Height: 15-20'

Mature Width: 20-25'

Notes: This graceful small tree has pale yellow flowers in May, followed by blue-black fruit, and the leaves turn a beautiful maroon red in the fall. Branches grow in irregular tiers, forming a somewhat horizontal, layered look to the plant.