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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
red osier dogwood 'Bud's Yellow'
Cornus alba 'Buds Yellow' Cornus stolonifera 'Budd's Yellow'
Cornus can be deciduous shrubs or trees, or creeping, woody-based perennials, some with brightly coloured young stems. Tiny flowers are borne in dense clusters, sometimes with showy bracts. Many have fine autumn colour
'Bud's Yellow' is a vigorous, deciduous, suckering shrub, up to 2.5m high, with yellow-green stems that are especially bright in winter, and green oval leaves up to 11cm long. Small yellowish-white flowers are borne in clusters, up to 7cm across, in early summer and are followed by round white berries in late summer
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing or North-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Poorly-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in full sun or partial shade; can thrive in damp conditions where other shrubs might fail, and tolerant of a wide range of soils, but prefers humus-rich and consistently moist, well-drained soils; for more advice, see cornus cultivation
Propagate by hardwood cuttings, semi-ripe cuttings, or layering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Hedging & Screens Low Maintenance
Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal
Pruning Pruning group 1 (little or no pruning of trees and shrubs) or pruning group 7 (for colourful stems or large foliage)
Pests Generally pest free
May be affected by honey fungus and phytophthora; 'Bud's Yellow' is said to be resistant to cornus anthracnose, while the species has been found to be affected by this in the United States
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