June 27, 2016


Tree Huggers – Dogwood

dogwoodEver the “ingenue”, the Dogwood begs for attention while hiding its show behind bigger pushier trees in the woods.
In your yard it will be happy to give a great early-spring performance and then fade into the background as a lesser player for the rest of the season.
A couple of weeks of flowers (tasteful yet eye-catching) and then it is on to the business of leaves and being ignored until next spring.
Popular in suburban landscapes due to its usually diminutive size and willingness to stay that way.