The light green disease-resistant summer foliage of 'Cardinal' Redosier Dogwood is followed by vivid, cherry red stems in winter. Tiny white flat topped flower cluster appear in late spring changing to whitish drupes by summer which are eaten by birsds. Most effective if the old wood is cut back yearly. It is relatively salt tolerant. Developed by Dr. Pellet and the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, so you know it's tough.
PRN Preferred:The color of the twigs starts as a light orange in fall and matures to a bright red in winter on a very rigorous, healthy plant.