Cornus sanguinea ‘Anny’s Winter Orange’

Plant of the month: March

Cornus sanguinea ‘Anny’s Winter Orange’

Also known as: Stem dogwood ‘Anny’s Winter Orange’

Family: Cornaceae

Native to: Garden origin

Blooms: June

Habitat: Wetland northern Eurasia (the true species)

Where to find it at the BBG: Halfmoon bed (on the Loudon Terrace)

This stunning plant is a cultivar of a native species and sets our gardens alight during the bleak winter months.  If your garden looks dull in winter then we suggest planting one of these, our winter terrace display features numerous plants that are on sale now in our well-stocked plant sales shop.

Cornus sanguinea ‘Anny’s Winter Orange’ holds the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit. It combines golden autumn colour and bright orange stems in winter, a true showstopper in any garden.