Red twig dogwood is a fast growing shrub for USDA climate zones 2 to 8, the. Up to 6 to 8 feet tall in sun or partial shade Whether it is pruned or left to grow in its natural form, adds a red twig dogwood a showy display, no matter what time of the year.
There are many advantages to having a red twig dogwood shrubs hedge. These plants are growing rapidly, reaching their mature height of 6 to 8 feet in two to three years. Slightly fragrant, white flower clusters appear in spring with lush green leaves. Red twig dogwood foliage all summer thick, creating an ideal privacy screen, then switch to colorful leaves of gold, amber, pink and apricot-red in autumn. Over the winter, a red twig dogwood hedge a splash of color in your landscape with plenty of bright red twigs.
Red twig dogwood shrubs are often used to accent. An area of your landscape, especially in the winter months when lifting the bright red branches of the bush As the shrub bright red branch display and its tolerance to freezing temperatures, branch red dogwoods are shrubs a popular shrub for gardeners in colder regions to bright, colorful visual interest offer their landscape during the drab, colorless winter months.
In the winter months to supplement the bright red branches of a red twig dogwood, the green of the evergreen shrubs and trees, the dogwood often with companion-planted. Juniper, privet and holly all set of the red branches of the bush. Flowering perennials such as peony, camellia, black-eyed Susan, Painted Daisy and Deutzia grows by red twig dogwood shrubs emphasize the perennial flowers.
Makes the versatile growing demands of a red twig dogwood it ideal for difficult growing conditions in your landscape. The shrub blooms in the wet area, transforming an unattractive place growing into an attractive, colorful area. Once established, the shrub tolerates drought-like conditions, when grown in dry areas, and is not particular about the type of soil it is in.