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Other common names
Cornus alba var. sibirica Cornus alba 'Westonbirt'
Cornus sibirica Cornus sibirica 'Westonbirt'
Cornus can be deciduous shrubs or trees, or creeping, woody-based perennials, some with brightly coloured young stems. Tiny flowers are borne in dense clusters, sometimes with showy bracts. Many have fine autumn colour
Cornaceae / Cornaceae
'Sibirica' is a medium-sized suckering deciduous shrub forming a thicket of slender red stems, becoming bright crimson in winter. Leaves ovate, turning reddish in autumn, flowers small, cream, in flat heads; berries bluish-white
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Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Will grow in most soil conditions in sun or partial shade
Propagate by hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning group 7
Generally pest free
May suffer from cornus anthracnose diseases
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