Silky Dogwood (Cornus obliqua)

Habitat: Wet Areas, Marshes, Shrub Swamps

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: White

Attributes: Butterfly host plant, Pollinator friendly, Walnut tolerant, Clay soil tolerant, Wet soil tolerant

Height: 3 m (9 ft)


A dogwood with gorgeous blue berries. It tolerates wet swampy ground and less wet conditions too.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Trees & Shrubs website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email