Heavenly Bamboo

Though not a true Bamboo, Nandina is equally important to Asian-inspired landscapes with its tall, thin growth of lacy green leaves on upright cane-like stems that turn red in autumn and creamy flowers followed by clusters of red berries. It makes a perfect accent in foliage-heavy gardens. Perfect plant for very narrow places, tight entries or beside gateways. Indispensable for courtyards, entry gardens and high-profile niches in architecture. Never outgrows its space, so feel free to plant into vine pockets in paving. Or, for a real show, grow in Asian-style glazed ceramic pots beside water gardens and fountains.


Light needs: full to partial sun
Water needs: Once established, needs only occasionaly watering
Average landscape size: Moderate grower to 6 to 8 feet tall, 3 feet wide
Blooms: Spring flowers, winter berries
[/toggle title="Details" state="close"] Botanical Pronunciation:nan-DEE-na doh-MES-ti-ka
Plant type:Shrub
Growth habit:Narrow
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 6 to 8 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Special features:Deer Resistant, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring flowers, winter berries
Flower color:White
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