Pagoda Dogwood has white flowers will cover the tree, and
the young stems have a bluish color to them. The Pagoda Dogwood
exhibits 3-4" flat clusters of small white flowers in
spring. Following the flowers the fruit begins to develop.
Pagoda Dogwood fruit are small blue-black berries that add
considerable color in summer as they mature. The bird kingdom
relishes the fruits of the Pagoda Dogwood. Dogwood berries
are eaten by over 98 species of birds. These include: bluebirds,
brown thrashers, cardinals, cedar waxwings, flickers, gray
catbird, mockingbirds, robins, song sparrows, thrushes, vireos
The fall foliage color of the Pagoda Dogwood is a deep burgundy.
The plant form adds a great deal of interest to the winter
landscape. Pagoda Dogwood is native to much of the upper Midwest.
The Pagoda Dogwood likes full sun to half shade, and a moderate
amount of water.
dogwoods grow best in cool, shady areas and prefer moist,
acidic, well-drained soil. They are known to be very drought
sensitive and decline when grown in hot, dry sites. If a Pagoda
dogwood is in a protected, shady spot, be sure to water it
in periods of drought.