Variegated Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'). Variegated leaves, attractive berries, stunning fall color and showy red stems in winter make this Dogwood a shrub for all seasons!

Variegated Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'). Variegated leaves, attractive berries, stunning fall color and showy red stems in winter make this Dogwood a shrub for all seasons!

Less Noise, More Green: Foraging for Kousa Dogwood berries and muffin recipe

Less Noise, More Green: Foraging for Kousa Dogwood berries and muffin recipe

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.

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.

Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus stolinifera) - Winter Color. Zone 2-8.  Red stems in winter, white blossoms in spring, red berries in fall.  Fast Growth.  Mature height:  6-10 ft.

Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus stolinifera) - Winter Color. Zone 2-8. Red stems in winter, white blossoms in spring, red berries in fall. Fast Growth. Mature height: 6-10 ft.

Gray dogwood  (Cornus racemosa) berries

Gray dogwood (Cornus racemosa) berries

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.

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.

Cornus alternifolia (Pagoda Dogwood) berries ... in this photo you can see the berries move through each of their colour stages from chartreuse-blush-raspberry red to their mature blueberry-plum-black

Cornus alternifolia (Pagoda Dogwood) berries ... in this photo you can see the berries move through each of their colour stages from chartreuse-blush-raspberry red to their mature blueberry-plum-black

****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.

****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.

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