Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess' - Flowering Dogwood
DESCRIPTIONCherokee Princess Flowering Dogwood
Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess'
This rounded, small stature, signature native tree puts on a show starting in late April as flower buds open to reveal big white bracts surrounding tiny yellow flowers. Native pollinators love its bloom and native birds prize its red fall fruit. Striking purple-red fall color adds to its appeal!
- A perfect small specimen for partial sun
- Big white bracts light up the April/May landscape
- Small yellow flowers are a pollinator fave
- Red fall fruit is prized by native birds
- Superb fall foliage color
Woods from southeastern Maine to southern Ontario and Michigan south to Illinois, Oklahoma, Northeastern Mexico and Florida.
Map Credit: The Biota of North America
Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
Thrives in a location with full sun to part shade. Water regularly as needed to support healthy development.