This is a beautiful smaller growing dogwood, growing to approximately 3 metres.
It has a dense, bushy appearance and is stunning in spring when covered with four showy dark rose-red bracts.
These may followed by clusters of bright red berry-like fruits which are eaten by birds.
Its medium-green leaves turn purple-red in autumn.
Dogwood thrive in a woodland type of garden and thrive when not exposed to hot sun and winds
They prefer rich soil and water during dry spells.