Display with structured dark green foliage or wind inside a large fishbowl vase with cornus
- dogwoods - are grown for their colourful stems throughout the winter months.
Amongst the best shrubs to give us a colourful winter stem display from now until April is the group of Cornus
commonly known as Dogwoods.
is something of a law unto himself, but he still retains plenty of ability when in the mood, and he showed it by getting up close home to nail Strabinios King by a neck in the 7f handicap.
An easy combination which would stay looking good all year, not only in winter, include Fatsia japonica, Mahonia 'Charity' and Cornus
The one that holds sway at the moment, and has for the past few months come to that, is Cornus
controversa 'Variegata', with spreading tiers of growth lit by its glorious cream and glaucous-green variegated leaves.
com, 01671 402360) MIX AND MATCH A winter garden that includes shapely plants and trees looks stunning when covered in snow greens and when mixed with the blood red stems of Cornus
(Dogwood) AS deciduous shrubs lose their leaves, the colourful yellow, orange and red bark of the cornus
comes into its own.
It, too, has dark red stems except in two versions: the new stems of Cornus
stolonifera 'Flaviramea' and 'White Gold' are bright yellow-green.
AS you walk up the track towards the cottage, progress is impeded by the overhanging branches of one of the best trees in the garden, Cornus
An eight-year-old with 113 runs behind him and a reputation as a bit of a monkey wouldn't normally appeal as a punting proposition, but in Cornus
we have a hardened sprinter who's been in decent form on the all-weather and now returns to turf off a very appealing mark in division two of the Annual Badge Holders Handicap at Pontefract (5.
alba Sibirica is the bright red one, Cornus
flaviramae has yellow green stems - or for something different try Kesselringii which has blackish purple stems.