Cornus alba is a species of flowering plant in the family Cornaceae, native to Siberia, northern China and Korea. ‘Sibirica’ has deep red stems, greyish green, white-margined leaves, small, creamy-white flowers and clusters of white berries.
Cornus alba ' Sibirica' is a multi-stemmed, suckering, deciduous shrub forming a thicket of red stems, turning bright crimson in winter. Often numerous, they radiate beautifully from the base of the shrub. Cornus alba ' Sibirica' grows at a fast rate, typically up to 4-7 ft. high (120-210 cm) and 3-5 ft. It’s tolerant of a wide range of soil types, and produces the brightest winter bark when planted in full sun. It looks fantastic when planted with evergreen shrubs and among spring flowers. For the best show of red stems in autumn, cut them back hard each March.