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any member of the genus Cornus, such as dogwood
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Noun1.cornus - a rosid dicot genus of the family Cornaceae including: dogwoodCornus - a rosid dicot genus of the family Cornaceae including: dogwood; cornel: perennial chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of temperate regions of northern hemisphere
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Cornaceae, dogwood family, family Cornaceae - a rosid dicot family of the order Umbellales including: genera Aucuba, Cornus, Corokia, Curtisia, Griselinia, Helwingia
cornel, dogwood, dogwood tree - a tree of shrub of the genus Cornus often having showy bracts resembling flowers
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Sharp cuts Prune buddleja, bush roses and perovskia that flower on the new season's growth plus cornus and salix grown specifically for their brightly coloured winter stems.
PLANTS OF THE MONTH When the whole garden is still sleeping, dogwood (Cornus), viburnum and redvein enkianthus (Enkiathus) put on a good show in winter, particularly with a coating of rime or snow.
WHEN the garden is sleeping its way through winter, dogwood (Cornus), viburnum and redvein enkianthus still put on a good show, particularly with a coating of frost or snow.
3 DOGWOOD (CORNUS) There's little that fires up the winter garden more than a line brightly coloured stems of dogwoods in shades varying from black and blood red, to acid yellow.
| YOU can take hardwood cuttings on shrubs such as cotinus, cornus, salix and roses.
This week's offer is for the new and exciting Pink Japanese Dogwood, Cornus kousa 'Miss Satomi', a premium free-flowering shrub producing clusters of tiny green flowers which are surrounded by large, dark pink, petal-like bracts.
Abstract: The pollen morphology of 2 species of the genus Cornus L.
Few plants have as much yearround appeal as colourful cornus. Commonly called dogwoods, these reliable and hardy shrubs provide a luscious leafy backdrop to summer flowers.
Cornus alba 'sibirica' (Dogwood) Jo Whitworth Q: I was at Wisley Gardens with a friend and we were looking at the Cornus family for winter colour after reading your column last week.
Cornus alba Sibirica is the bright red one, Cornus flaviramae has yellow green stems - or for something different try Kesselringii which has blackish purple stems.