Series: First Editions

Cornus sericea 'Baileline'

Firedance Dwarf Red-Twig Dogwood

Categories: Shrubs

Firedance™ is similar to 'Isanti' yet has a much more compact, uniform habit. Trials also show that Firedance™ has less foliar problems than the species.

More About Cornus sericea 'Baileline'

  • compact, fine textured shrub resistant to leaf spot
  • developed by Terry Schwartz of Bailey Nursery

White spring flowers are replaced with white berries attractive to birds. Red-purple fall color. Tolerant of wet conditions and suitable for rain gardens. 

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3-4 Feet


4-5 ft


2-5 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Cornus sericea 'Baileline' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Native to Northeast
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Border
  • Drought Tolerant


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Does best in full sun

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Late Spring / Early Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Moist
  • Tolerates most soils

Fall Color

  • Red
  • Burgundy

Flower Color

  • White


  • white


  • Rounded
  • Mounding