Dogwoods for the Mid-South
Dogwoods are members of the Cornus genus that includes deciduous flowering plants native to temperate zones across North America & Eurasia. We provide two species of Dogwood trees that do well in the Mid-South, Cornus florida, native to North America, & Cornus kousa, native to Asia, as well as hybrids. We also carry several Shrub Dogwoods, described below.
All varieties are subject to availability. Please contact us for inventory questions.
Native Flowering Dogwood, Cornus florida
Blooms late March to April before leaves emerge.
Deciduous. Needs afernoon shade. Burgundy-red Fall foliage & red berries in winter for birds. Native to Eastern North America.
- Appalachian Spring (White blooms)
- Cherokee Brave (Pink blooms)
- Cherokee Chief (Red blooms)
- Cherokee Princess (Large White blooms)
- Cloud 9 (Prolific White bloomer
- Eternal (Double petaled White blooms)
- Firebird™ (Pink & White blooms, Variegated foliage)
- Red Pygmy® (Red blooms, Dwarf)
Blooms May to June after leaves emerge.
Deciduous. Tolerates more sun than C. florida. Orange-red Fall foliage & fuchsia berry-like fruits. Native to Asia.
- Greensleeves (White blooms)
- Heart Throb (Reddish-pink blooms)
- Kousa (White blooms, straight species)
- Little Poncho (White blooms, Dwarf)
- Milky Way (White blooms)
Bloom after Native Dogwoods & before Kousa Dogwoods. Shade, especially in the afternoon.
- Celestial® (White blooms mature to Pink, no berries)
- Celestial Shadow® (White blooms, Variegated foliage)
- Stellar Pink® (Pink blooms)
- Stellar Pink, Variegated® (Pink blooms)
- Venus® (White)
Long lasting, white blooms in June after leaves have emerged. Profuse bloomer with a wide spreading habit. Asian origin.
- Empress of China (Cornus angustata)
- Red Twig (Cornus sericea) Native to North America, this upright shrub is planted for bright red stems in Winter. Full Sun.
- Golden Glory (Cornus mas) Native to Eurasia. Blooms in March followed by cherry-red fruit that attracts birds in Summer.