Silky Dogwood is a hardy and fast grower. It is popular for erosion control. It has red bark, though not quite as red as ‘red osier dogwood’. Leaves are narrow and 3 to 5 inches long and turn purple to red in autumn. Flowers are yellowish/creamy white which bloom in late May to early June. Fruit is generally abundant, and blue or bluish-white, 1/4 to 3/8 inch in diameter. The fruit is eaten by wood ducks, turkey, ruffed grouse, bobwhite, pheasant, woodcock, woodpeckers, and many others Soil: prefers moist and moderately acidic soils Light: prefers full sun to partial shade. Height: 6-8 ft high/ 6-9 ft. spread Zones 4-8.
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