Cornus sanguinea 'Midwinter Fire'
Midwinter Fire Dogwood
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous shrub, about 4 ft (1.5 m) tall, multi-stemmed; in winter stems are bright orange-yellow at the base and red at the tips. White flower clusters appear in May-June.
- Sun to partial shade; best in well-drained soil. Cut back stems to within a few inches of the ground to encourage new shoots that will develop good twig color in winter.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Similar, or the same?, as ‘Winter Flame’ (syn.‘Winter Beauty’).
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden