Canadian bunchberry is part of the Cornus genus and its scientific name is Cornus canadensis.
One of the smallest of the dogwoods this groundcover is native to northern U.S., Rocky Mountains, Canada, and parts of Greenland and Asia.1 Greenish flower above 4 white or pinkish bracts developing into a cluster of bright red fruits.1This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Apple green and White. This variety typically produces fruit in the following colours: Red. The leaves of this particular variety normally show as Forest green (traditional) and Burgundy colour. It is a flowering edible ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally reaching to a mature height of 7.8 inches (20.0 cm). Expect blooming to occur in late spring.
United States is believed to be where Canadian bunchberry originates from.
Be aware that Canadian bunchberry typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.
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Cold moist stratify for 3 months.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Canadian bunchberry so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Canadian bunchberry so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Canadian bunchberry plants:
Cornus means horn in Latin.
Creeping dogwood, Dwarf cornel, Crackerberry, Pudding berry, Canadian dwarf cornel