Western flowering dogwood (Cornus nuttallii)
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Latin (scientific) name: Cornus nuttallii
Common English name: Western flowering dogwood
Other names: Pacific dogwood
French name: Cornouiller de Nuttall
Grows on coarse, well-drained sites such as along riverbanks and in valleys.
This Pacific coast species is commonly planted as an ornamental.
5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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