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Here is the BEST Time for Flowering Dogwood Blooms in West Virginia (2023 Guide)

Are you growing flowering dogwood in West Virginia, but don’t know when they’ll bloom?

Getting your Flowering Dogwood to bloom is not as easy as it seems.

Here’s why:

  • Flowering Dogwood have a small window when they bloom and still look great.

So if they bloom too early they may die or not last as long. And if they bloom too late they may have small blooms that don’t last long.

Today, I’m going to teach you the ideal time for flowering dogwood to bloom in West Virginia:

  • To Learn More About HOW to Grow Flowering Dogwood, Check Out This GUIDE!


When Do Flowering Dogwood Bloom in West Virginia?

As you may have already guessed, there are two main factors that determine when Flowering Dogwood will bloom: where your Flowering Dogwood are planted & weather (time).

Bloom Time Depends on Where Your Flowering Dogwood Are Planted!!!

When your Flowering Dogwood will bloom will depend on exactly where it is planted in your yard or garden

In general, expect the following:

  • If a flowering dogwood is planted in an area of your yard that receives full sun it will bloom around the same time every year or up to two weeks early due to warm weather and extra sunlight.
  • If a flowering dogwood is planted in an area of your yard that received partial sun it will bloom around the same time every year.
  • If a flowering dogwood is planted in an area of your yard that receives shade and is not protected from wind or rain it will bloom anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks later than its average time.

West Virginia Last & First Frost Dates

For your reference, I have created this table for average frost dates for most major cities in West Virginia. If your city is not listed below you can find its Last & First Frost Dates HERE.

west virginia frost dates

Bloom Time Depends on the weather!

In general, flowering dogwood will bloom:

  • 2 months after starting flowering dogwood from seed
  • 45 days after planting flowering dogwood in your yard

If you want to learn WHEN ANY Flower will bloom in West Virginia, head over to HERE and just type in the flower you want to grow.

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