Cornus sericea 'Kelseyi'
(Compact Dogwood) A low growing, hardy deciduous shrub with dark green leaves, a densely branching habit and colourful red stems in the winter. Suitable for growing in a large container.
A low growing shrub, Cornus sericea 'Kelseyi' has a densly branching habit and colourful red stems in the winter. The leaves are small, oval, light green and turn shades of red and yellow before falling in autumn.
A charming small dogwood ideal for gardens in which a full sized winter stemmed dogwood would be to large.
- Position: Full sun or partial shade.
- Soil: Fertile, well drained soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Flowering Period: May - June.
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Slow.
- Habit: Cornus stolonifera 'Kelseyi' grows to be a dwarf, rounded, suckering shrub.
- Height: up to 1 m (3 ft).
- Spread: 1 m (3 ft).
- Notes: Particularly splendid when planted in large groups as part of a winter border.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun, Light Shade
- Eventual Size
- Shrub - Small (less than 1.5m), Ground Cover
- Growing Conditions
- Soil: Not Fussy, Soil: Acid, Soil: Dry/Sandy, Soil: Alkaline, Site: Windy
- Special Features
- Ornamental Bark, Suitable for Containers