The Fire and Ice Dogwood is a large shrub or small tree that is native to Siberia, Korea, & northern China. They provide year-round interest with a variety of showy attributes making them a popular ornamental landscape plant.
They are “fire” in the fall and winter when their bare upright branches blaze in lovely bright red. This species has the brightest red bark of any of the Dogwoods!
Large showy white flower clusters measuring 2 ½” wide bloom in the spring, and they will often bloom a bit in the summer too. By mid-summer, the flowers turn to attractive white ornamental berries that are adored by birds.
Fire and Ice’s foliage is very attractive too! The leaves are a variegated white and green in the warm months, turning to lovely shades of reddish-purple in the fall as temperatures drop.
This fast-growing Dogwood is also deer and rabbit-resistant, is able to grow in a wide range of soils, and can tolerate both periods of drought and slight flooding.
Name: Fire & Ice Dogwood Other Common Names: Tatarian Dogwood / Siberian Dogwood / Red-barked Dogwood Scientific Name: Cornus Alba Color: White Flowers / Variegated Green & Whtie Foliage / Red Branches Plant Seeds: Fall Sow / Cold Stratify Bloom Time: May - June Hardiness Zone: 2 - 7 Plant Height: 4 - 6' Plant Spacing: 4 - 6' Light Requirements: Sun - Part Shade Soil & Water Preferences: Average