A red twig dogwood tree is a beautiful shrubbery or boundary tree. Red-twig dogwood tolerates a range of soil conditions, including wet and dry sites, and is also air pollution tolerant. Red-osier dogwood is a large erect shrub best suited where the background, such as evergreens, will show off the dark red winter stems. Its showy red stems provide great winter interest. These hardy Red Twig Dogwood have beautiful clusters of white flowers in the spring, loads of lush green leaves in the summer and in the winter, when you expect a drab yard, they put on a fiery show of color with their bright red stems contrasting against the snow. It has beautiful golden yellow leaves all spring and summer, and in winter it has the brightest red twigs of any dogwood available. These dogwood trees grow in USDA plant hardiness zones 2 through 9 and are usually propagated by layering. Red twig dogwood offers a number of cultivars, including the smaller, more compact ‘Arctic Fire’. Red Twig Farms is a Central Ohio Cut Flower & Branch Farm. Arctic Fire™ Red Twig Dogwood Zone: 3 – 7. The fruits are attractive, ornamental, and popular with birds, as well. Numerous white flower clusters appear in late spring, giving way to lovely white berries in late summer. Arctic Fire Red Twig Dogwood can be grown in partial or fun sun conditions in USDA hardiness zones 2 through 7. This deciduous plant provides beautiful blooms in the spring, lush foliage in the summer, berries for birds and squirrels in the fall and bare bright red limbs in the winter. This shrub grows to be 3 to 5 feet in height and width at maturity in an upright form. It also has unique porcelain-blue berries in mid-summer, and to top it off, it is hardy to zone 3 – minus 40 degrees. Some shrubs have beautiful spring flowers; others provide nice summer foliage and most seem to wither away unattractively each winter. Partial to full sun. Yellow twig dogwood, Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramia’, puts on quite a show when planted with its red cousin – and displayed with it as cuttings, too. Known as the red twig or redosier dogwood, Cornus sericea has striking bright red branches that provide contrast and interest in the late fall and winter garden landscape. Besides attractive, red stems in the winter, red-osier dogwood has yellowish-white flowers that appear in late May to early June and bluish-white fruit borne in late summer. This shrub tolerates wet soils so it can be planted in a low spot in your landscape or a rain garden. It grows vigorously and spreads by underground stems to form a colony that can become weedy in some areas, though its spreading roots can help mitigate erosion. Up to 4 ft. tall and wide. The Prairie Fire Dogwood is a wonderful shrub for any garden. In addition to the red stemmed varieties, there is a yellow one. 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