Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Height: 15-20′
Spread: 20-25′

Shape: Rounded, horizontal branching
Foliage: Medium to dark green

Fall Foliage: Red
Exposure: Full sun

Zone: 3-7

This graceful small tree has pale yellow flowers in May, followed by blue-black fruit, and the leaves turn a beautiful maroon red in the fall. Branches grow in irregular tiers, forming a somewhat horizontal, layered look to the plant. Nebraska Statewide Arboretums’ GreatPlants® 2000 Winner.

Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries