Dogwood ‘Firebird’

Botanical Name: Cornus florida ‘Rubra’
Common Name: Dogwood ‘Firebird’
Zone: 5-8
Height Average: 10-15′
Spread Average: 10-15′
Habit: Semi-round top with horizontal branching making this dogwood as wide as it is tall
Culture: Part sun to shade, will grow in full sun if soil is high in organic matter and well drained
Foliage: Variegated with a pinkish red new growth
Flower: Dark red bracts with a white center
Comments: With its variegated mature foliage and pinkish new growth, this tree makes for a great specimen; this tree also shows well with white dogwoods