Cornus florida var. rubra
Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Well Drained
The pink dogwood is an important source of food for many small birds and mammals including robins, cardinals and waxwings.
This variety of flowering dogwood was first noticed and recorded by plant hunter Marc Catesby in 1731. The tree was soon cultivated and remains highly popular today.