Pagoda Dogwood - Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood - Cornus alternifolia

  • $ 2700

Also called Alternate Leafed Dogwood

Features: The horizontal branches of this tree resemble the horizontal tiers of a pagoda, hence the name. Bees, moths, butterflies, beetles, and birds are drawn to its foliage and flowers. The tree’s dark blue berries are a meal for birds and chipmunks, while its leaves and twigs satisfy hungry rabbits.

Light: partial sun

Soil: moist to medium

Height: 15 ft.

Width: 10 to 15 ft.

Blooms: late spring

Flower color: white

Fall color: red leaves

Special note: pollinator hot spot, bird and butterfly host

See more information and photos at: Illinois Wildflowers and USDA Plant Database