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

Description

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

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

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

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

Fruit Description: White
Bark Color: Red

Uses and Applications

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

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