The Gray Dogwood is a native, gray-stemmed, thickly branched shrub. It has a round headed with a profusion of creamy white flowers followed by white fruits borne on bright red bracts. This plant then transform come fall showcasing purple foliage in fall. This shrub adapts to dry and sandy soils. It’s a good shrub for background or naturalized plantings in the landscape. Small side note, this plant forms colonies in the wild. Mature size is around 6-8′ tall and wide.
Photo credit: McKay Nursery