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Cornus amomum

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'Silky Dogwood' is a plant in the Cornus genus with a scientific name of Cornus amomum.

Known to attract bluebirds.2

The silky Dogwood is primarily used for field and farmstead windbreaks and wildlife borders. It has also being used for slope stabilization and as an ornamental. It is a large shrub that can attain a height of 6 to 10 feet.

Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Light yellow. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours:   Celadon Blue.

Silky Dogwood grows as a perennial and is a flowering ornamental. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater).

Normally grows with a shrubby habit.

Try planting Silky Dogwood if you'd like to attract birds to your garden.

United States is believed to be where Silky Dogwood originates from.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Silky Dogwood have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Silky Dogwood

  • Full Sun

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A full sun / partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 5 - Zone 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Keep in mind when planting that Silky Dogwood is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Silky Dogwood to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Silky Dogwood from seed

Transplanting Silky Dogwood

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Silky Dogwood is a hardy plant.

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