Cornus sericea subsp. sericea 'Flaviramea'
Golden Twig Dogwood
Yellow Twig Dogwood
KOR-nus ser-EE-se-a subsp. ser-EE-se-a
Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea'
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf, deciduous shrub, 7-9 ft (2-3 m) high, greenish yellow stems in winter, otherwise similar to species.
- Sun. A variegated form is known as ‘Flaviramea White Gold’
- Hardy to USDA Zone 2 First offered by Spath Nursery, Germany, about 1900.
Note: The name of selections and cultivars in the nursery trade are often given without the subspecies designation. Example: Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramia’
- Oregon State Univ. campus: NE corner Western Ave. & 26th St.