Small tree. Mature height: up to 10'
white spring flowers; summer berries light blue.
Yellowish branches with red and purple markings
Part-shade understory tree or shrub, growing either from a single or multiple branches
Can be used as a hedge
Photo: Rob Routledge
Roundleaf Dogwood (shrub)
Pollinator value: Medium; attracts native bees and butterflies; Spring Azure butterfly larval host
Year-round interest with white spring flowers, summer foliage, berry-like fall drupes and winter branches with reddish markings.
A magnet for pollinators, Roundleaf Dogwood hosts Spring Azure and Gossamer Wing butterflies, and it feeds grouse, deer and rabbits.