The Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida) is an elegant tree that will add beauty and charm to any landscape. This tree prefers partial shade and has a moderate growth rate. It is hardy in zones 5-9 and is native to the eastern United States. The mature size of the Flowering Dogwood is typically 20-30 feet tall and wide. Its beautiful flowers, which bloom in early spring, are a showstopper and make this tree a popular choice for bonsai enthusiasts and gardeners alike.