Cornus amomum, IA Ecotype
Silky Dogwood, IA Ecotype
The thick, low vegetation provides excellent habitat for wildlife; the abundant fruit is eaten by birds.
General Product Information:
Item Number: CORAMO02
Species Type: Native
Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Stormwater Management, Wet Meadows & Wetlands, Woody Trees, Shrubs & Vines
Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Characteristics: A shrub species; blue fruit in the fall.
Habitat: Moist woods, fields, riparian areas.
Bloom Period: May to July
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 9.8 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 16 in
pH: 5.0 – 7.0
Pollinator Value: Medium
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
Approximate seeds per lb: 12,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 20.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy