Mature height 10-15 feet; 6-10' spread
White spring flowers; blue fruits; red-purple bark browning as the tree ages
Full sun to full shade; moist to wet soil
Photo: Fritz Flohr Reynolds
Silky Dogwood (shrub)
Gloriously beautiful shrub with an abundance of white spring flowers and bluish fruits. Butterflies, birds and bees swarm this shrub. Best along streams or in moist soil areas.