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Red Twig Dogwood???

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by StanetteTN6 on March 07, 2006 11:43 PM
I really like this plant, but don't know much about it. Any & all information would really be appreciated. There is also a yellow twig dogwood. [wavey] Thank you, StanetteTN6
by peppereater on March 08, 2006 10:51 AM
I don't have much experience with them, but the red twig, or red osier dogwood, tolerates wet soil, and is a compact, non-invasive shrub. It should be hardy in your area. Give it a go!

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by tamara on March 08, 2006 08:29 PM
I'm in zone 4 and the Red Osier Dogwood is native here. They grow by the thousands, we call them 'Wattles'. They certainly don't seem to need much care. I think the real name for them is 'cornus stolonifera'. I'll have to check and get back to you.

By the way they are really pretty in winter.

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by RugbyHukr on March 08, 2006 11:08 PM
they are not spectacular in themselves, but they add winter interest with their colorful stems

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