Cherokee Brave Flowering Dogwood

Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Brave’

  • Size: 20’-30’ Tall and Wide
  • Growth Habit: horizontal tiered branches
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Requirements:  prefers well-drained but moist acidic soil
  • Appeal:  The Cherokee Brave Flowering Dogwood cultivar has pink flower bracts with four petals that fade to a white center. It flowers out in early spring. When the leaves first develop they are red tinted and eventually become green throughout spring and summer months and will turn a deep maroon/red color during the fall. It also provides red berries during winter for added interest and to attract birds. Native tree, deer resistant and tolerant to juglone.