Cherokee Chief Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief')

The Cherokee Chief Flowering Dogwood is a deciduous tree with red berries in the fall and rich ruby red flowers that bloom in the spring. This tree's new growth is red, and it is the most popular red-bracted forms of the Dogwoods. This tree grows to a maximum height and width of twenty five feet tall and twenty five feet wide.


Partial, Shade

15 feet

20 feet

20 feet

25 feet

Zones 5 to 9






Fall, Winter

Specimen, Understory

Deciduous, rich ruby red flowers, prefers well-drained soils, purple-red fall color, can be used in the landscape alone, in a mass, or in an understory, new growth is red in color, red berries in fall and winter