Common name: red-osier dogwood
Botanical name: Cornus sericea
Light: full to partial sun
Height: 3 – 10 feet
Water: moderate, needs water in spring
Soil type: wide variety of soils
Deciduous shrub with red stems and white flowers in 2″ flat topped clusters followed by bluish-white berries; forms thickets via suckers; beautiful red fall foliage and nice winter interest; birds love it!