Cornus stolonifera ‘Kelsey’
(= C. sericea ‘Kelseyi’; C. sericea ‘Kelsey’s Dwarf’)
Habit: Dwarf or small shrub with very dense shoots, 0.75-1 m tall, 1.5 m wide; domed to broadly extended, twigs on the ground take root easily, moderately growing.
Bark: Fresh green or reddish.
Leaves: Fresh green, persistent; crimson to orange-green only in November to December.
Demands: See C. stolonifera, avoids dry, hot areas; otherwise growing easily and not demanding.
Note: Excellent for ground cover.
Hardiness: Zone 6