Genus Cornus Species stolonifera Cultivar 'Neil Z' Pucker Upâ„¢ Common Name Pucker Upâ„¢ Red Twig Dogwood Patent ID PPAF Height 3 to 4 Feet Spread 3 to 4 Feet Habit Compact, rounded habit. Moderate growth rate. Zone 3 to 8 Culture Full sun to partial shade. Flower Tiny white flowers appear in flat-topped clusters in late spring. Flower Color White Foliage Glossy, puckered foliage. The thick foliage delivers a high degree of leaf spot resistance. Deciduous. Categories: Deciduous Shrub Proven Winners® Color Choice Description Compact growth and bright red winter stems add to this shrub’s year round appeal. Photo courtesy of Proven Winners.