Cornus canadensis

Cornus canadensis

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Description

These plants may be limited in quantity. Please inquire!

Soil: Moist (Hydric), Acidic soil types
Sun: Part shade to shade
Height:  4″-6″
Color: White, giving way to a cluster of bright red berries that are quite showy!
Blooms: June-July
Flowers:  Flowers are inconspicuous. However, the bracts are showy white.
Leaves:  Leaves in a whorl around the stem. Prominent veins that  are characteristic of Dogwood leaves.

Suggested Uses:

Bunchberry is a very nice groundcover in a woodland garden or shoreline planting. It grows in the boreal forests, as well as in open bogs. It is found in wooded parks near lakes and streams and thrives in a cool, damp environment. Bunchberry maintains it’s nice foliage throughout the summer. The flowers with white bracts and red berries that follow, give this plant a long season of interest.

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses:
Food Uses:  Berries are apparently edible and can be eaten as a trail snack. Although they do not have much flavor.
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Weight 5.0 lbs
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