Cornus sericea 'Baileyi'

Redosier Dogwood

Cornus sericea 'Baileyi' - Redosier Dogwood

Tips for Homeowners:

To maintain bright red stems cut back 3 or 4 of the oldest stems yearly.

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Tolerant of tough growing conditions, this shrub is also popular for its beautiful red stems and fall color especially when grouped with evergreens.

  • Four-season interest!
  • Provides food and cover to wildlife
  • Bright red winter stems

Excellent when planted in large groups or on its own in shrub borders and naturalized plantings.

Height: 6-9 ft
Spread: 6-10 ft
Zone: 2-7
Color: White

Interesting Notes about Redosier Dogwood:

An adaptable shrub that withstands a wide range of soils from ideal to wet and heavy, it's also a cultivar that lacks the aggressive spreading nature of some of its relatives. Prized for its versatility because it is extremely hardy and offers four seasons of interest.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Focal Point
  • Dried Flower/Foliage
  • Naturalizing
  • Border or Bed
  • Fall Color
  • Specimen

Foliage Color:

  • Red
  • Green


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Humming-birds
  • Attracts Songbirds
  • Attracts Butterflies

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Upright

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Moist, Well-Drained