Mature height 10-15 feet; 6-10' spread
White spring flowers; blue fruits; red-purple bark browning as the tree ages
Light: Full sun to part or even full shade (adaptable)
Soil: Moist to wet
Landscape: Slopes, naturalized areas, accent shrub, winter twig interest
Deer resistant: No
Dogwood, Silky (shrub)
Pollinator value: Very High. Azure Butterfly host. Attracts bees, thrushes, cardinals, woodpeckers. 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, shady areas. Accent for a rain garden. Good for slope stabilization.