Gray Dogwood (Cornus racemosa) - 2 Gallon Potted Shrub
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Gray Dogwood has clusters of creamy white flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. It has grayish green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding deep purple in the fall. It produces white berries in late summer. Gray Dogwood is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage. This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gray Dogwood will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more. This shrub performs well in both full sun and full shade. It is an amazingly adaptable plant, tolerating both dry conditions and even some standing water.