Kousa Dogwood bears red fruits in late summer and wonderful reddish-purple autumn foliage. It's typically more disease-resistant than its North American cousin, flowering dogwood. Name: Cornus kousa selections Size: From 10 to 25 feet tall and wide, depending on variety Zones: 5-8 Standout Varieties: 'Milky Way' has more flowers than most; 'Satomi' has pink flowers.
Cornus sericea (Red Osier Dogwood) This deciduous plant offers four seasons of interest with bright red bark in winter, clusters of creamy white flowers in spring, tiny white berries (a songbird favorite) amongst a thicket of greenery in summer and purplish leaves in autumn. Height 6-12′. Grows in wet soils and is great for riparian areas. Stems can be used to make a nice red dye. Hardy to zone 3.
red osier dogwood, Other names Red Willow, Kinnikinnick, Redstem Dogwood, Redtwig Dogwood, Red-rood, American Dogwood, Creek Dogwood, and Western Dogwood. Deciduous Shrub. Used by some Indian Tribes to treat colds and slow bleeding, as a Tobacco, or Dye. Used now as soil erosion control as root system provides strong soil retention. So its MEDICINAL & has tough roots.