Silky dogwood

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Silky Dogwood, Cornus Amomum is a Showy Blooming Deciduous Shrub

This deciduous shrub is a member of the Cornaceae family that is native to Missouri. It produces showy blooms that attract wildlife and birds. It is relatively resistant to erosion and damage from wildlife such as deer. Silky dogwood is commonly known by the name dogwood and thrives in USDA hardiness zones 5 to 8. This shrub typically grows to heights of 6 to 12 feet, with tiny white flowers that bloom from late spring to early summer. Its twigs are light brownish-purple in color, and the foliage is a vibrant, medium green. It thrives in moist, fertile organic soils in partial shade. Placing 2 to 4 inches of mulch around the roots is recommended during the summer to keep the shrub well hydrated and fresh.

Silky dogwood, Cornus Amomum Makes an Excellent Choice for Borders for Sidewalks and Driveways 

If not pruned occasionally, it can become more like a scrub, making an ideal windbreak. It also is an excellent choice for planting beside ponds and streams for erosion control. Silky dogwood is also known as Cornus Amomum. Hardy planting zones are 2-10. The growth rate is 1 to 3 feet per year; The Silky Dogwood is a moderate growing shrub and will thrive in moist and fertile soil types. This shrub will add a significant amount of curb appeal to the home when in bloom. It will add brilliant color and life to gardens and natural areas.

Silky dogwood will look fabulous planted merely on a lawn or around a home.

This shrub can grow 6 to 10 feet tall and 6 to 10 feet wide when fully developed. It will grow best in areas that have full sunlight and partial sunlight. This shrub will survive very well when planted in areas that stay wet and moist. It will look fabulous during the spring and summer as it begins to bloom. It will have a showy white bloom that will appear in clusters. Silky dogwood would make an ideal shrub to use as a border for sidewalks and driveways.

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These plants are famous for their colorful twigs, also used as food.

Cornus amomum is the scientific name of the Silky dogwood plant, and it is a species of dogwood. It is abundant in the Eastern United States and belongs to Cornaceae. It is also known by some other local names like red willow, swamp dogwood, and squabush. It is common near water bodies like wetlands, swamp borders, streams, and ponds.

Silky dogwood is a deciduous, large to medium-sized shrubby plant. It acquires maturity in between a height range of 6 - 12 feet. These shrubby plants are multistemmed, open, and beautifully rounded. Their colorful barks become everyone's center of attention. In younger stems, the bark is reddish-purple and turns brown. Twigs arise on the stem, which is also very colorful and are grayish-green in color when young. After maturing, they become reddish-purple and have silky hairs and buds. 

This deciduous plant can withstand full shade to full sun. Silky dogwood is adaptable to land types and can tolerate wet to dry soils, but prefers well-drained, medium to wet soils. They can grow in every land with almost any pH and grow best in acidic to normal pH. The silky plant has a high to moderate growth rate, and they do not ask for any extra care or attention.

The plant is named "Silky dogwood" for the silky gray hairs that cover the undersides of their twigs and leaves. The Leaves are luminous dark green and have visible veins that curve parallel to the margin. They are narrowly elliptic, stalked, wedge-shaped base, and tapered to the tip. The size of each leaf measures between 3 - 6 inches in length. The leaves show all-season interest and change from a dramatic white to yellow and brownish red with the changing seasons. 

The flowers of Silky dogwood are very eye-catching, attractive, and pure white.

 These white flowers have four beautiful and small petals with four sepals further surrounded by four showy white bracts. Clusters of creamy white flowers come in Spring, and some species also have unique fragrances which can provide a heavenly smell to any garden.

The fruits of Cornus amomum also increase the beauty of the plant, with its berry-like drupes in a fascinating dark blue color. These berry drupes appear in clusters from August to September and can be eaten raw as well as cooked. These beautiful creamy white flowers and berry fruits attract birds, butterflies, and bees which help in pollination.

Height at maturity: 6 - 12 feet 

Soil: Well-drained, moist soils

Sun exposure: Full sun to part shade

Zone: 5-8

Ship as: Bare-root 

They do not require good water once established, and pruning is not necessary, but if required, then early Spring and dormant season are foremost. You can also decorate your backyard or garden by pruning the shrub in your desired shape. These shrub plants are effectively suitable for your landscape as it neutralizes the soil and makes the environment comfortable to grow for other plants. 

Buy Silky dogwood plants as they will help you grow many other plants in your garden by neutralizing the soil. These plants are disease-free and also help with soil erosion. Silky dogwood will beautify your garden by providing an incredible bushy boundary. 

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Additional Information

Latin Name- Cornus Amomum Hardy Zone- 3-9 Mature Height- 6-10ft Width 6-10ft Sun Or Shade- Full Sun
Planting Zones 5-8
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1 Review

  • 5

    I love how bright white this shrub is!

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