Variegated Siberian Dogwood, Red Barked Dogwood, Red Twig Dogwood, Tatarian Dogwood
Cornus alba 'Sibirica Variegata'

Family: Cornaceae
Genus: Cornus (KOR-nus) (Info)
Species: alba (AL-ba) (Info)
Cultivar: Sibirica Variegata

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Deciduous

Variegated

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Garden City, Michigan

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Mar 23, 2008, JonnaSudenius from Bllingen
Belgium (Zone 6b) wrote:

If you cut 1/3rd of the branches early spring (end March in zone 6), the branches will be more red in winter.

Neutral

On Jan 28, 2005, Todd_Boland from St. John's, NL (Zone 5b) wrote:

This selection is similar to C. alba 'Elegantissima' except the white edging of the leaves is more subtle. The winter stems are bright red as in the cultivar 'Siberica'.