Common Name: Gray Dogwood
Latin Name: Cornus racemosa
Type: Medium Shrub
Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture: Dry-Slightly Moist
Tolerances: Drought, Compaction, Juglones
Description: Dense branching creates shelter for nesting birds. Summer flowers develop into bunches of white berries eaten by a variety of birds like Cedar Waxwings, Purple Finches and Northern Cardinals.
Planting Notes: Sends out suckers; clip back or allow to spread to create a hedge.