Cornus canadensis Bunchberry, Creeping Dogwood

  • Cornus canadensis,  Bunchberry, Creeping Dogwood
  • Cornus canadensis,  Bunchberry, Creeping Dogwood
  • Plant type
    • GroundcoverPerennial
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Dry
    • Moist & Well-Drained
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 1-2 in., 2-6 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 6 in., 1-2 ft.
 

This deciduous groundcover, a member of the Dogwood Family, has the distinctive white bracts around its flower. The plants are about 6 inches high and prefer shade with acid, gritty, somewhat damp but well drained soil. Birds eat berries.

Return to Woodbrook Native Plant Nursery homepage.