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Silky Dogwood

Plant Type: Shrub
Habitat: Woodland
Light Requirements: sun, part sun
Soil Moisture: mesic, wet
Soil Type: Sand
Height: 10 ft
Bloom Time: summer
Flower Colour: white
Comments: berries turn from white to blue in fall; highly valued by wildlife, tolerates walnuts
Germination: Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F. Seed will not germinate in the presence of chemical inhibitors.
Alternate Botantical Name: Cornus amomum
Picture Copyright: John Oyston