White Dogwood

The deep blue sky and sparkling sun make the garden an inviting place to walk today and the dogwood’s buds are eye-catching.  An Arbor Day Foundation tree from 2001, this dogwood first bloomed in 2006, but so far has never been a showy bloomer.

Flowering Dogwood

Cornus florida

Family: Cornaceae
Genus: Cornus
Subgenus: Benthamidia
Species: C. florida
Binomial name
Cornus florida

Flowering Dogwood 1-27-2011

Cornus florida (detail)

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