About the Dogwood -
The Silky Dogwood, Cornus amomum, has attractive
white, greenish-white or yellow flower clusters in
the spring and blue and white fruit in the fall.
This plant tolerates poorly drained soils. It is
used for hedgerows, windbreaks and for stream bank
The fruits are bluish in color. The fruit is
eaten by game birds, especially important as a
source of food for migrating songbirds. The twigs
are an important source of winter browse for deer
and rabbits. Mature height: a small to medium sized
shrub to 12'.