About This Plant

Cornus alba sibirica, commonly known as Siberian dogwood or Tatarian dogwood, is a deciduous shrub native to Siberia and other parts of northern Asia. This dogwood species is highly regarded for its striking red stems in the winter, making it a popular choice for winter landscapes. It typically grows to heights of 5 to 8 feet (1.5 to 2.4 meters) with a similar spread, forming a rounded, multi-stemmed shrub.

The Story

Leaf

The deciduous leaves of this shrub are simple, opposite, and broadly ovate, showcasing a medium to dark green hue during the growing season. The leaves have a smooth texture and prominent veins. One of the most notable features of Cornus alba ‘Sibirica’ is the stunning transformation of its leaves in autumn; the foliage transitions to vibrant shades of reddish-purple.

Produce

Dogwood produces small, berry-like fruits. These fruits are typically white or bluish-white, and while individually inconspicuous, they appear in clusters.