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Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’

Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’ is part of the Cornaceae family of plants. They also call it the Golden-Twig Dogwood, Green-stemmed Dogwood, or Cornus stolonifera ‘Flaviramea’. It is a deciduous shrub. Cornus sericea is native to North America. Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’ is a species that has yellow stems rather than the usual red stems.

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Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’

They are ideal shrubs for near ponds or streams. Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’ grows to about 8ft or 2.4m tall. It is a fast grower. The foliage is dark green, and ovate. In late spring, it flowers. Flowers are creamy-white, grow in small clusters and attract butterflies. After flowering it will produce white berries which are popular with birds. The leaves turn bright colors of red and orange in autumn and later after leaves fall it is the color of the stems which stands out.

How to grow Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’:

Grow Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’ in the sun or light shade as lack of sunlight could affect the winter color of the stems of this plant that they are so popular for. Pruning is not necessary but again for best winter color which appears on new growth or to curtail spread you need to prune annually and also with a spade reduce part of the plant to maintain or control the spread.Plant it in any type of soil, organically rich and medium to wet, but still well-drained. Generally, it is disease-free and pest-free and it is deer resistant.

Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea'
Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’

Also read about Cornus controversial or Cornus kousa or Cornus capitata.

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