The fruits are attractive, ornamental, and popular with birds, as well. The Prairie Fire Dogwood is a wonderful shrub for any garden. Tops out at about half the height of other red twig types, but same vivid dark-red winter stems under brilliant fall foliage. These hardy Red Twig Dogwood have beautiful clusters of white flowers in the spring, loads of lush green leaves in the summer and in the winter, when you expect a drab yard, they put on a fiery show of color with their bright red stems contrasting against the snow. Numerous white flower clusters appear in late spring, giving way to lovely white berries in late summer. It grows vigorously and spreads by underground stems to form a colony that can become weedy in some areas, though its spreading roots can help mitigate erosion. These dogwood trees grow in USDA plant hardiness zones 2 through 9 and are usually propagated by layering. Known as the red twig or redosier dogwood, Cornus sericea has striking bright red branches that provide contrast and interest in the late fall and winter garden landscape. With off-white, well-formed blooms that cluster in spring, followed by rich green foliage in summer, the fall surprise of carmine red branches is an extra treat. Red-osier dogwood is a large erect shrub best suited where the background, such as evergreens, will show off the dark red winter stems. Arctic Fire Red Twig Dogwood Care. Partial to full sun. Red Twig Dogwood, also known as Red Osier Dogwood, is a beautiful shrub in all seasons. Up to 4 ft. tall and wide. Red-twig dogwood tolerates a range of soil conditions, including wet and dry sites, and is also air pollution tolerant. This shrub grows to be 3 to 5 feet in height and width at maturity in an upright form. We are known for our RTF Peonies, pussy willows, dahlias, dogwood & willow branches. Yellow twig dogwood, Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramia’, puts on quite a show when planted with its red cousin – and displayed with it as cuttings, too. Red twig dogwood offers a number of cultivars, including the smaller, more compact ‘Arctic Fire’. Arctic Fire™ Red Twig Dogwood Zone: 3 – 7. This species was formerly known as Cornus stolonifera. This deciduous plant provides beautiful blooms in the spring, lush foliage in the summer, berries for birds and squirrels in the fall and bare bright red limbs in the winter. In addition to the red stemmed varieties, there is a yellow one. Some shrubs have beautiful spring flowers; others provide nice summer foliage and most seem to wither away unattractively each winter. Besides attractive, red stems in the winter, red-osier dogwood has yellowish-white flowers that appear in late May to early June and bluish-white fruit borne in late summer. This shrub tolerates wet soils so it can be planted in a low spot in your landscape or a rain garden. 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