Cornus canadensis accent planting
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Author:  Carl Bergstrom [ Sat Dec 12, 2009 5:50 pm ]
Post subject:  Cornus canadensis accent planting

It's been a while since I've posted anything; here's an informal shot of a recent accent plant, our local native ground cover dogwood Cornus canadensis in a Horst pot. Some years these turn a beautiful deep red in winter; hasn't happened yet this year and the record cold we've had the last few weeks may spell the end for this one.

Just for fun, I've also attached a picture of the plant in its native habitat, here growing on a nurse log alongside some hemlock seedlings.

Best regards,

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File comment: Cornus sp. (probably canadensis) in the forest.
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Author:  Will Heath [ Sat Dec 12, 2009 10:35 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Cornus canadensis accent planting

Nice use of native material Carl, I bet the flowers on the accent really brings the pot and plant combination together.


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