Shrub or Flower? - Knowledgebase Question

Flat Lick, KY
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Question by joannsmith
May 19, 1999
I recently saw a shrub or flower and would like to find the plant. It had a woody stem, flat, very pink petals, with a yellow ball of petals in the center, It was very beautiful. Hope you can help me.

Answer from NGA
May 19, 1999
I'll bet you've seen a Flowering Dogwood. Cornus, or Dogwood can be a large shrub or small tree. There are dozens of of types with several different flowers, but the one you describe sounds like Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief'.

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