Larval Host Plant (butterflies):
Pagoda dogwood features some of the most beautiful branching patterns and young bark of any native tree, making its silhouette a pleasure to observe. It thrives in cool, organic-rich soils in the mountains, and is also an adaptable specimen in plantings. Its dark blue fruits are excellent sustenance for late summer migrant birds.
Host plant for the Spring Azure butterfly.
Height: 10′-25′ Blooms: May, June
Fruit: July, August, Sept.
Siting: Dry – Moist, Part Sun – Shade
Deer Resistance: Low