Here is a summary of each species. Much more detail in the buttons on the left.
|Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida)||At 20 years the height is 15’ and the spread is 10’. Mature height is 20 to 25’ with a spread of 15 to 20’. Growth rate is slow to medium at 10 to 12 inches per year.||Zones (5) 6 through 9; full sun but prefers partial shade, tolerates full shadel evenly moist, well-drained, acidic soils; no compaction, no clay, and no alkaline soils|
|Kousa Dogwood (Cornus kousa)||At 20 years the height is 12’ and the spread is 12’. The mature height is 20’ with a spread of 20’. Growth is sl;ow when you at 8 to 10 inches per year.||Zones 5 through 8; Full sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained, acidic soils in partial sun|
|Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)||Mature height is 15 to 25’ with a spread of 20’. Annual growth rate 12 to 18 inches||Zones 3 through 7; full sun to half shade; tolerates a range of soils but does not tolerate a dry site; needs a moderate amount of water.|
|Red-twig Dogwood or||Mature height is 8’ with a spread of 8’. Annual growth rate is more than 18 inches||Zones 2 through 7; Prefers full sun but tolerates part sun; tolerates most soils even wet.|
|Red-osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea/stolonifera)|