Milky Way Cornus kousa var. chinensis Dogwood Tree. Hard to find Chinese Dogwood. Abundant blooms late spring to early summer. Creamy-white flowers weigh down downturned branches. After flowers, masses of red berries irresistible to birds, from late summer to autumn.
Summer - Red Twig Dogwood Shrub-Cornus sericea - Oval leaves; clusters of small white flowers, followed by white to bluish berries favored by birds. Leaves turn red in the fall, bare red branches providing colorful contrast in winter.
****Flowering dogwood berries - Virginia designated the flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) as the official state floral emblem in 1918. The dogwood is a small, deciduous tree with graceful branches that bloom in spring with large showy flowers (usually greenish-white, sometimes pink or yellow). The dogwood develops red berries in autumn, and the leaves also turn a deep red before falling for winter.