Cornus florida 'Red Pygmy' grown in a 7-gallon pot.

Cornus florida 'Red Pygmy' (Dwarf Pink Flowering Dogwood)

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Red Pygmy® Rutgers Dogwood is an adorable pint-sized version of our beloved American Flowering Dogwood tree that will bring a cheerful pop of color to your foundation beds or to a cozy corner of your outdoor dining, sitting, or entertaining space. Spring brings full-sized pink-red blossoms to this petite beauty’s branches to kick off the show, followed by rich green foliage that turns bronze, red in fall, as well as glossy red fruits loved by songbirds. Few trees stay so small and yet have some many ornamental attributes.
Native to U.S., Native to Maryland, and Native to Eastern Shore
Mature Tree Height: Small: under 15 feet
Deciduous
Part Shade/Sun (4-6 hours of sun)
Soil Moisture: Medium and Well-drained
Soil Type: Rich Organic Matter and Acidic
Bloom Time: Spring
Flower Color: Red and Pink
Foliage Color: Green
Features: Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Pollinators, Host Plant for Butterflies or Moths, Attracts Birds, Attracts Wildlife, Berries, Fall Color, Keystone Plant, and Winter Interest
Tolerances: Black Walnut Tolerant, Clay Soil Tolerant, and Deer Tolerant
Garden Type: Pollinator Garden, Small Space, Specimen Tree, Border/Screen, and Foundation Planting

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"We launched Marylanders Plant Trees in 2009 to encourage citizens and organizations to partner with the State to plant new trees. Today, citizens can still take advantage of our coupon program to receive $25 off the purchase of a native tree at 86 participating nurseries across the State. The State cost of $20 per coupon is funded through a settlement from a major power generator for Clean Air Act violations, in partnership with the Office of the Attorney General, and Maryland’s participating tree vendors are generously absorbing the remaining $5.

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Wholesale customers do not qualify.