Cornus sericea 'Arctic Fire'

Orange Twig Dogwood

This compact selection of Red Twig Dogwood has dark red stems that provide a spectacular show in the winter sunlight.
Unlike most Cornus sericea that reach 8 to 10 feet tall, Arctic Fire grows to only half the height. Great in perennial or shrub borders, or used in flower arrangements.

Height: 3-5 Feet
Spread: 3-5 Feet
Color: White

Orange Twig Dogwood Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Part Sun
Full sun to part shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Good Drainage
Wet
Moist
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Attributes
Specimen Planting
Mass Planting
Moist Sun
Bog
Wetlands
Roadside Planting
Attractive Bark
Native to Northeast
Detention Basin
Stream Edge
Pond Edge
Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips for Orange Twig Dogwood

Prune out 1 year old wood or coppice in spring to attain the brightest twigs for winter viewing.