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While most gardeners are more familiar with the tree-type dogwoods and their lovely big flowers, the shrubby forms are also garden champions that offer season-long beauty. Most shrubby dogwoods offer the cheery spectacle of red or purple fruits clinging to bare branches that attract birds. Others bear brightly colored stems that shine against snowy-white or winter-gray backgrounds.

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'Elegantissima' redtwig dogwood
'Elegantissima' redtwig dogwood
Cornus alba 'Elegantissima' features gray-green leaves edged in white open on red stems. It grows 10 feet tall and wide. Zones 2-8
'Golden Shadows' pagoda dogwood
'Golden Shadows' pagoda dogwood
Cornus alternifolia 'Golden Shadows' offers gold-edge leaves. It bears white springtime flowers and purple fruits in summer and fall. It prefers shade and grows 15 feet tall and wide. Zones 4-8
Gray dogwood
Gray dogwood
Cornus racemosa is an upright North American native shrub with reddish-brown bark that matures to gray. The white spring flowers are followed by white fruit in summer. It grows 10-15 feet tall and wide. Zones 4-8
'Isanti' Red Osier dogwood
'Isanti' Red Osier dogwood
Cornus sericea 'Isanti' forms a dense, compact shrub of red stems. It grows 6 feet tall and wide. Zones 2-8
Ivory Halo redtwig dogwood
Ivory Halo redtwig dogwood
Cornus alba 'Bailhalo' is a compact shrub featuring white-edge medium green leaves and bright red twigs. It grows 6 feet tall and wide. Zones 3-7
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