Yellow Dogwood Hedging – Cornus Stolonifera Flaviramea


Yellow Dogwood, known scientifically as Cornus Stolonifera, is a captivating shrub celebrated for its vibrant yellow stems.

Golden Splendour: Yellow Dogwood (Cornus Stolonifera)

Introduction to Yellow Dogwood’s Radiance Yellow Dogwood, known scientifically as Cornus Stolonifera, is a captivating shrub celebrated for its vibrant yellow stems. This unique characteristic makes it a standout feature in any garden, particularly during the winter months when its vivid colour adds warmth to the landscape.

A Closer Look at Yellow Dogwood Cornus Stolonifera, commonly called Yellow Dogwood, is noted for its striking yellow-green stems that shine brightly against the stark winter backdrop. In the spring and summer, it features lush green foliage, which turns to shades of red and orange in autumn, before shedding to reveal its brightly coloured bark. Typically, this shrub reaches heights of 1.5 to 3 meters, fitting well in various garden settings.

Growth and Care Essentials Yellow Dogwood thrives in a range of conditions, preferring full sun to partial shade. It is adaptable to most soil types, but like its cousin, the Red Dogwood, it favours moist, well-drained soils. Pruning in early spring is crucial to maintain its vibrant stem colour, as the most intense hues are found on new growth. This plant is also resilient against common pests and diseases.

Landscape and Garden Design Applications The versatility of Cornus Stolonifera allows it to be a focal point in winter gardens, mixed borders, and as an individual specimen for its winter beauty. Its tolerance for wet conditions makes it ideal for waterside plantings or in moisture-rich garden areas.

Companion Planting for a Harmonious Garden Yellow Dogwood pairs wonderfully with dark-leaved or evergreen shrubs, creating a stunning contrast with its yellow stems in winter. It also complements ornamental grasses and winter bloomers. Beneficial for wildlife, it provides shelter and food sources for birds during winter.

Year-Round Garden Interest and Upkeep Cornus Stolonifera offers visual intrigue throughout the year with its seasonal foliage transitions and striking winter stem colour. To maintain its beauty, annual pruning is recommended, along with watering during extended dry spells.

Conclusion For more information on Yellow Dogwood (Cornus Stolonifera), visit RHS/CornusStolonifera. To discover our complete selection of plants, visit Shop All. Add a touch of golden warmth to your garden with Yellow Dogwood, a plant that brings year-round beauty and vibrant winter interest.



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Root Type

Pot Grown, Rootball, Bare Root


15-30cm, 30-50cm, 50-70cm, 70-90cm, 90-110cm, 110-130cm, 130-150cm, 150-170cm, 170-200cm, 200-230cm, 230-250cm, 250-270cm, 270-300cm, 300-350cm, 350-400cm, 400-450cm, 450-500cm, 500-600cm, 600-700cm, 700-800cm, 10-20cm, 20-30cm, 30-40cm, 40-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, 70-80cm, 80-90cm, 90-100cm, 100-110cm, 110-120cm, 120-130cm, 130-140cm, 140-150cm

Stem Girth

4-6cm, 6-8cm, 8-10cm, 10-12cm, 12-14cm, 14-16cm, 16-18cm, 18-20cm, 20-22cm, 22-24cm, 24-26cm, 26-28cm, 28-30cm, 30-35cm, 35-40cm, 40-45cm, 45-50cm, 50-60cm, 60-70cm, N/A, 20-25cm, 25-30cm

Foliage Type



Not Native

Water Requirement

Moderate Watering

Growth Height

Medium Growing

Growth Speed

Fast Growth

Costal Growing










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