Cornus florida is a deciduous Shrub growing to 6 m (19ft) by 8 m (26ft) at a medium rate.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, prefers well-drained soil and can grow in heavy clay soil. Suitable pH: acid and neutral soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.