Dogwood Family

The Dogwoods are ornamental shrubs & trees and some varieties flower very colourfully.

Cornus 'Norman Hadden' is one such flowering dogwood, whose flowers turn from creamy-white to pink as spring progresses to summer. In autumn it produces strawberry-like fruits that is very popular with squirrels and birds.

Cornus kousa 'Miss Satomi' puts on a similar display of colour in summer, followed by fruits and then purple/red leaves in autumn.

Also in the garden is Cornus capitata, from the Himalayas,