Firebrush dwarf blooms for months and attracts both birds and butterflies. Firebush is a perennial. Gardeners love firebush because it produces flowers from late spring until the first frost, and the flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Song birds also like to feed on the berries. Dwarf firebush produces light colored flowers and has smooth leaves. It is a great plant because it is heat and drought tolerant once established and can grow in a range of soils.