Cornus sericea 'Firedance'

Red Twig Dogwood

Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Bright red stems
  • Compact dogwood variety
  • White flowers in spring
  • Red-purple fall color
  • White berries attract birds
Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Water's Edge / Bog Plant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow

Prefers averag-moist soil

Prune as needed in early spring

Fertilize in spring with Tree or Plant Tone

Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 4-5 ft
Price Level 1: $49.99~#3
Bloom Color: White
Zone: 2-7

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Fall Color
  • Cold Tolerant
  • Native
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Low Maintenance

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Red
  • Purple

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Fall

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water
  • Wet Soil/Wetlands
  • Moist, Well-Drained