Our native Pagoda Dogwood has a unique tiered growth pattern similar to a Japanese pagoda. Clusters of creamy-white flowers bloom in late spring. Glossy green leaves turn attractive shades of red and purple in the fall. Flowers develop into blue fruits that are attached to bright red stalks. These fruits are sought out by birds in late summer-early fall. Pagoda Dogwood is a great small tree to use as a specimen, near a house, or naturalizing. A very shade-tolerant tree, it benefits from some protection.