The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life


01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Monday-Friday, 9:00-17:30


The Plants

Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'

flowering dogwood

Photo of Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'


A pretty tree with heads of small flowers surrounded by ruby-red bracts. The foliage turns to scarlet red in autumn.


  • Shrubs
  • Trees

Award of Garden Merit

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Fast growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Cottage style garden
  • Contemporary style garden
  • Containers
  • Specimen

Special features

  • Attractive to wildlife
  • Low maintenance
  • Attractive to bees
  • Autumn interest
  • Architectural
  • Berries

Care instructions

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. For best stem colour, cut new growth back hard to within 5-7cm from the ground in March.


Size: Medium

Pot size: 15 litre

Eventual height: 600cm

Eventual spread: 800cm

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral