Dogwood 'Cardinal'

Cornus sericea 'Cardinal'

Zone: 2
Exposure: Full Sun To Partial Shade
Mature Size: 8′ high x 10′ wide
Shrub Form:  Loose, rounded
Foliage Color:  Green turning brick red in the fall
Stem, Flower, and Berry Color:  Red stems, white flowers, white berries 
Growth Rate:  Fast
Uses: Specimen, mass plantings, border edging

Description:  Fantastic winter color! Cardinal Dogwood is a rapid growing, deciduous shrub with a loose, rounded form, green foliage, red stems, white flowers and white berries. Makes an excellent specimen, border or in masses and a great choice for attracting birds to your yard.

Ornamental Features: Dark green foliage throughout the season turning a brick red in the fall. Clusters of tiny, fragrant white flowers in late spring mature to white ornamental berries. Stems turn bright red in the winter providing four season interest and excellent for cutting.  

Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub. Low maintenance; although pruning is not required, removing 20-25% of the oldest stems in early spring of each year, stimulates growth of new stems which display the best color. Deer tolerant and rabbit resistant.

$32.99

Cornus sericea 'Cardinal'

Zone: 2
Exposure: Full Sun To Partial Shade
Mature Size: 8′ high x 10′ wide
Shrub Form:  Loose, rounded
Foliage Color:  Green turning brick red in the fall
Stem, Flower, and Berry Color:  Red stems, white flowers, white berries 
Growth Rate:  Fast
Uses: Specimen, mass plantings, border edging

Description:  Fantastic winter color! Cardinal Dogwood is a rapid growing, deciduous shrub with a loose, rounded form, green foliage, red stems, white flowers and white berries. Makes an excellent specimen, border or in masses and a great choice for attracting birds to your yard.

Ornamental Features: Dark green foliage throughout the season turning a brick red in the fall. Clusters of tiny, fragrant white flowers in late spring mature to white ornamental berries. Stems turn bright red in the winter providing four season interest and excellent for cutting.  

Landscape Attributes: Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub. Low maintenance; although pruning is not required, removing 20-25% of the oldest stems in early spring of each year, stimulates growth of new stems which display the best color. Deer tolerant and rabbit resistant.

Orders After November 1

Any orders placed after November 1st will be ready for pickup or delivery mid-April 2018 (exact dates are weather dependent).

Inventory amounts may change to reflect our best quality product availability. We will suggest equal or higher value alternatives in the event that your order is impacted.


Orders For Pickup:

Orders placed online by Thursday at 5pm will be available for pickup the following Thursday or Friday.

Orders For Delivery:

Online orders purchased with our flat rate delivery service within a 40 km radius will be delivered 2 weeks from time of purchase.


Deliveries are all weather dependent. Road conditions and access to growing fields can be delayed due to unpredictable weather.

Prices for delivery are to front door only. If you would like other arrangements please contact our office prior to delivery and discuss options as there may be a delivery surcharge.

We offer a flat rate delivery fee within 40km of our Garden Centre of $9.99, all orders can be picked up at the Garden Centre free of charge.

If you are outside of our flat rate zone please email us for a quote at jesse@csgcl.com

At Countryside Garden Centre, we guarantee that all of our trees & shrubs are:

• In good condition when sold

• Able to grow providing they receive proper planting and maintenance
• Hardy plant material for our region (unless deemed otherwise)

Conditional Warranty: Our warranty is provided to regularly priced trees and shrubs only. Warranty is not applied to plant material that has received a discounted/sale or reduced price. (*unless installed by Countryside). In the event a tree or shrub fails to survive within one year of purchase, Countryside will provide a one time replacement voucher for the same item. The voucher can then be brought into the garden centre and be redeemed for the plant material listed on the voucher. If there is not a suitable replacement available, a credit towards another tree or shrub for the value paid will be issued. No refunds will be issued for warranty claims. There will be no additional warranty on the new replacement trees as the warranty is a one time replacement coverage. Warranty replacements have no cash value. All vouchers must be redeemed prior to date listed on voucher.

Extended Installation Warranty: If a tree/shrub is purchased at regular price and is installed by Countryside, a TWO year warranty is applied. If a tree/shrub is purchased with sale/discounted price and installed by Countryside, a ONE year warranty is applied.

Restocking Fee : Exchanges, returns and cancellations will be subject to a restocking fee.

Please Note: Installation is not covered under our warranty. Our installation is an optional service that we provide for a fee. If you are in need of tree installation for your tree covered under a warranty claim you will have to pay for this service. Thank you for understanding.

To redeem your warranty:
Call in to get advice, your plant may still be alive! If an associate advises you to use your warranty:
• Bring or email us your receipt. Provide photos, details and fill out a warranty form.
• We may require a site visit (after June 15th)
• Do not dig up and bring in plant material this will void your warranty.
• After we have reviewed your information and approved the warranty you will be issued a voucher that can be redeemed at the garden centre.

No Warranty is provided for the following:
• Items that have been damaged by animals & unforeseen acts of nature (fire/drought/hail/winter kill)
• Items that have been improperly planted, cared for or neglected – this includes planting where water will stand or collect at the base of a plant, improper use of groundcovers or damage by equipment
including weed-eaters & lawnmowers.
No Warranty On: Perennials, annuals, herbs, vines, topiaries, planters, or any plants zoned 4+.

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