Nandina; Heavenly-Bamboo (NOT true bamboo)
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - MediumMature Height - 6-10'Mature Width - Less than height in spreadLongevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Pinkish in bud finally white with yellow anthers, .25 to .5" across, 3 to 6 petals May-June framed by elegant foliageFruit - Spectacular, bright red berry ripening in Sept.- Oct. and persisting through winter; more showy than holly because the fruit is not hidden by foliageLeaf - Fall Color - Reddish tint in winterBark - Reddish purple when young; later ugly brownOther Features - Used effectively to camouflage unwanted structuresPossible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Easily transplanted from containers; adaptable to extremes of soil and exposure; prefers moist, fertile soil; full shade or sun; best to thin out old stems every year or head back old canesNative Habitat - China, 1804Diseases and Insects - None serious; an amazingly trouble-free plantStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Nandina.- Other plants of the family Berberidaceae.- Other plants of the genus Nandina.- Other plants of the species Nandina domestica.