Sunday, April 30
Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'
Cherokee Chief Flowering Dogwood
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Deep rose-red flowers are the darkest of the florida types. Not as vigorous grower but will still make a nice sized tree with time. New growth emerges red changing to deep green. Fall color is deep reddish-purple. Very popular selection.
When people talk about the "Red Flowered Dogwood" this is the variety they are talking about.Zone: 5 - 9
Shape: Broad Upright
Height x Width: 20' x 15'
Foliage & Bloom ColorsBloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Midseason
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Red