Dogwood, Silky
Cornus amomum

Subtle, four-petaled yellowish-white flowers adorn this shrub appearing in May and June. An excellent choice for any wildlife garden. Attractive, bluish berry-like drupes which ripen in August and September are desired by many bird species. Rounded, multi-stemmed form that grows 6-10' in height with an equal spread. Prefers moist soil and partial sun.

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Zones 4 - 8

Zones 4 - 8
Hardiness Zones: Zones 4 - 8
The Silky Dogwood can be expected to grow in the zones shown in color in the arborday.org zone map. VIEW MAP

Flowering Tree

Flowering Tree
Type of tree:
The Silky Dogwood falls into the following type(s): Flowering Trees, Shrubs

6' - 10' High

6' - 10' High
Mature Height:
The Silky Dogwood grows to be 6' - 10' feet in height.

6' - 10' Spread

6' - 10' Spread
Mature Spread:
The Silky Dogwood has a spread of about 6' - 10' at full maturity.

Medium Growth

Medium Growth
Growth Rate:
This tree grows at a medium growth rate. [More about this.]

Full Sun

. Full Sun
Sun:
This dogwood does well in full sun, partial shade.

Various Soils

Various Soils
Soil:
The Silky Dogwood grows in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, silty loam, well drained, wet, wide range soils.

Rounded Shape

Rounded Shape
Shape:
This dogwood has rounded shape.

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Description:
Subtle, four-petaled yellowish-white flowers adorn this shrub appearing in May and June. An excellent choice for any wildlife garden. Attractive, bluish berry-like drupes which ripen in August and September are desired by many bird species. Rounded, multi-stemmed form that grows 6-10' in height with an equal spread. Prefers moist soil and partial sun.