Physocarpus opulifolius 'Fireside'


Photo courtesy of Prides Corner Farms

  • Deep red foliage in spring
  • Dark purple foliage in the fall
  • Small, light pink flowers in May-June
  • Plant together for a colorful hedge
Cold Tolerant
Cold Tolerant
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Thrives in full sun

Feed yearly with an orgainc fertilizer

Prune for size and shape immediately after bloom 

Height: 5-7 ft
Spread: 4-6 ft
Price Level 1: $44.99~#3
Bloom Color: Pink
Zone: 3-7

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Fast Growing
  • Low Maintenance
  • Mass Planting
  • Fall Color
  • Cold Tolerant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Purple
  • Red

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Dry Soil