What Is a Variegated Red Twig Dogwood?


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Variegated red twig dogwood is a shrub characterized by its variegated leaves, showy berries and bright red stems. Its stunning fall color along with its white berries that are often tinged blue or green make it an attractive accent shrub. It develops the best color in full sun.

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What Is a Variegated Red Twig Dogwood?
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The shrub grows 6 to 8 feet tall and 4 to 6 feet wide. It blooms in late spring to summer and requires regular watering, especially in intense heat. To establish the plant and promote new growth in the spring, fertilizer is recommended. Annual pruning is also necessary in spring to keep the shrub well-maintained.

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