dogwoodfeatureimage9. himalayan dogwood (cornus capitata). planting under dogwood trees : underplanting patinaandcompany. hawthorn: perfect accent for small home landscapes. this small, drought-tolerant, evergreen garden is full of springtime and summer color provided by perennial flowers, sages, proteus, a colorful vine over . backyard secret: dogwood blossoms are not white | backyardwildlifeconnection. and the backyard the tiny flower heads in the center of the dogwood blossom look about ready to open.