Flowering dogwood

Cornus florida

  • Flowering dogwood
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  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flowering dogwood
  • Flower name
    Flowering dogwood
  • Scientific name
    Cornus florida
  • Aliasアメリカヤマボウシ, Flowering dogwood, 花水木, アメリカ山法師, フラワリング・ドッグウッド
  • Place of originHorticultural species native to North America
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonApril, May
  • Language of flowersPlease accept my heart

What is Flowering dogwood

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. It is similar to {{Cornus kousa}} (Yamaboushi, Scientific name: Cornus kousa). 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: horticulture species of Eastern North America, living type: hardy deciduous small tree, tree height: 5-10 m, leaf shape: oval, leaf margin: entire, asymmetric flower, compound cymes, flowering time: April to May: petals four. flower (actually known as involucral bracts colors): white, light pink, red, pale yellow and orange, real flower color: yellowish green, flower diameter (actually, bract diameter): 8 to 10 cm, real flower diameter: 0.5 cm, fruit color: red, fruit shape:oblong(long oval).


  • Eye
    Cornales
  • Family
    Cornaceae
  • Genus
    Cornus
  • Species
    C. florida
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Compound scape inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHardy deciduous small and tall trees
  • Flower colorsWhite Pink Red
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500 ~ 1000 cm
  • Diameter of flower8 ~ 10 cm

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