Very hardy dogwood prized for its ornamental bark and fruit. Disease free.
Blooms in March, only a day or two after Silver maple.
Often blooms for several weeks with bright yellow flowers.
Visited by many bee species. A harbinger of spring.
Flower Color: Yellow
Growth Habit: Shrub or small tree
Light Needs: Sun or part-shade
Flowering Season: Early spring
Landscape Value: 4 of 5
Naturalizing Value: 4 of 5
Pollen Value: 2 of 5
Nectar Value: 2 of 5
Water Requirements: medium
Native: Europe, Asia