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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
dogwood 'Midwinter Fire'
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
'Midwinter Fire' is a spreading shrub to 2m tall, with orange-red and yellow young shoots bearing oval leaves and insignificant white flowers in summer; grown for the coloured stems which are brightest in winter
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grows in a range of well-drained to moisture retentive soil in sun or partial shade
Propagate by hardwood cuttings in autumn
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal Wildlife Gardens Wildflower meadow
Pruning Pruning group 7 each year to produce vigorous colourful young shoots will help to keep the shrub compact
Pests Generally pest free but may be attacked by horse chestnut scale
Generally disease free but cornus anthracnose may affect weak shoots
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dogwood 'Midwinter Fire'
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