The flowering dogwood tree is treasured for its color and compact size. Native to the eastern United States, this popular, deciduous tree often grows 15-25 ft. tall, making it easy to fit into gardens and smaller landscapes. Its springtime blooms provide wonderful color and attract bees and butterflies. Songbirds and other wildlife are attracted to its red fruits. When buying dogwood trees for sale online, make sure they are suitable for your hardiness zone. Dogwood trees grow best in full sun to partial shade and in well-drained soil that's rich in organic matter. The most common flower colors are pink and white.