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Click for previous Image Image 1 of 2 Cornus stolonifera Neil Z PUCKER UP!™ RED TWIG DOGWOOD
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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
  • Proven Winners
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Low Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Low Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Dark Yellow/Gold
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Well-Drained
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Spring Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Winter
Sun Exposure*
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Prefers Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Mass Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Understory Planting
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Cornus is easy to grow, and adapt to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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Cornus stolonifera 'Neil Z'
PPAF CBRAF Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Pucker Up!™ Red Twig Dogwood online. Is a red stemmed dogwood unlike any other. Its glossy, puckered foliage is distinctive as well as attractive. The thick foliage delivers a high degree of leaf spot resistance. Compact growth and bright red winter stems add to this native shrub's year-round appeal.

Mature Height:

3-4 Feet

Mature Spread:

3-4 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Cornaceae · Common Name: Dogwood

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.


Jumbo gallon Potted

SKU: 6453

(4.04 qrts / 3.82 liters)
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3 gallon Potted

SKU: 7379

(2.90 gallons / 11.0 liters)
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