Flowering dogwood, scientific name:Cornus florida , is the Department Cornaceae ,of Cornus genus hardy deciduous small tree. In the spring, before the leaves, branches to upward, flat four-valve of the flowers white (or red) or flowers. In the flower involucres, real flowers in masses of yellow-green in the center of the flower is a small 4-petaled flowers of about 0.5 cm. Looks like a part is recessed in the tips of the bracts begin to bloom and seed. Branches spread horizontally. Leaves are green and glossy, is oval-shaped or oval leaf veins are crystal clear. Consists of oblong red berries in the fall, the autumn leaves are beautiful. In return Japan presented the Sakura (cherry) trees in the United States was a gift from the United States. Are used as street trees and garden.
Common name: Flowering dogwood, scientific name:Cornus florida, Origin: native to Eastern North America horticulture species, living type: hardy deciduous small tree, height: 5-10 m, leaf shape: oval, leaf margin: entire, asymmetric flower, compound cymes, flowering time: April-May: petals four. Flower (actually known as involucral bracts colors): white, light pink, red, pale yellow and orange, Native Flower: yellow-green, flower size (size of the involucre): 8-:0.5cm the flower diameter of 10 cm, original, fruit color: red, fruit shape: oblong.