Cornus sericea 'Hedgerows Gold'

Variegated Red-twig Dogwood

Deciduous Shrub

Bright, golden-yellow and green-variegated leaves contrast vividly against deep, red stems. Eye-catching every season of the year. This cultivated variety of the northwest native is a "Great Plant Pick" for the Pacific Northwest!

Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 96 - 180 tall x 60 - 180 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded, Upright
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attractive Bark or Stem, Attracts Bees, Attracts Birds, Attractive Foliage, Fall Color, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest, Native Plant, Attracts Butterflies, Flexible Culture, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Variegated, Yellow / Gold, Yellow
Fall Color: Reliable Fall Color, Mixed / Variable, Red, Pink

Flower Color: Ivory / Cream, White
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Shape: Umbel

Fruit Description: White
Fruit Description: Red

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Erosion Control, Habitat, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant, Once-a-Year Maintenance, Seaside / Salt Tolerant, Wet Soil Tolerant, Winter Wet / Summer Dry
Wildlife: Birds, Butterflies, Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler, back drop
Plant Behavior: Fast Growing / Vigorous
Collections: Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low, medium
Maintenance Tasks: Once-a-Year Care, Prune annually

Plant Combos