09 May Cornus stolonifera flaviramea Yellow Stem Dogwood
DESCRIPTION: A striking plant with rich yellow stems which are in full display during the winter months, flowers are followed by white fruit in the spring.
FEATURES: A wonderful addition to your garden, adding colour and exotic foliage.
CONDITIONS: Prefers cool, deep, moisture retentive soil in a sheltered site.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Provide adequate Summer water. Mulch with organic material (e.g. straw). Shelter from drying Summer heat and wind.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES: • does well in containers • excellent shade or lawn specimen • feature with ‘cool site’ plants such as rhododendrons and azaleas