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Cornus californica

California Dogwood.

Santa Margarita, CA
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Five Gallon 0 $ 29.99
One Gallon 40 $ 10.99
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One Gallon 3 --
A little redstem dogwood that gives great fall color in most of California, Bigger leaves on a smaller plant. Part shade and regular water. If you want to get a headache, seek out McMinn's Illustrated Shrubs of California and look up Cornus. McMinn divided stolonifera into a number of species' and varieties'; unfortunately, the plants in the wild usually have some characteristics of two or more of these. (The hairs under the leaf, short and straight is stolonifera; long curly or bent is californica, I guess he was seeing something we don't, as every leaf seems to have a spectrum of hairs. Sounds furry.) Syn: Cornus sericea ssp. sericea. This is not the big flowering plant that lives in the California Sierra Nevada mountains. That is Cornus nuttallii,

Cornus californica tolerates sand and seasonal flooding.
Cornus californica is great for a bird garden.
Cornus californica's foliage turns a different color in the fall, color is reddish-green and type is deciduous.
Cornus californica's flower color is white.

Communities for Cornus californica:Mixed-evergreen Forest and Riparian (rivers & creeks).

ph: 5.00 to 7.50
usda: 7 to 10
height[m]: 1.00 to 3.00
width[m]: 1.00 to 3.00
rainfall[cm]: 80.00 to 300.00

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