Heavenly bamboo

Nandina domestica

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Heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica)
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Genus:  Nandina
Yellow-white flowers appear in late spring, followed by prolific berries that ripen from green to bright-red or purple in fall. The elegant foliage turns fiery red in fall. There are low, ground-hugging Nandina varieties; medium-sized shrubs for mid-border; and tall, bushy types for the back of the border.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Invasive in Texas.
Care:  Grow as a specimen plant, against a brick wall, or in the shrub border. Grow in moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation:  Root semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Problems:  Leaf spot, root rot, and Verticillium wilt. Viruses causing reddish coloration; mosaic and distortion are common.

Overview

Height
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Spread
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Growth Pace
Invasive/Aggressive Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Fall Foliage,
Showy Flowers,
Showy Foliage,
Showy Fruit
Bloom Time
Late Spring,
Spring
Flower Color
White Flower
Foliage Color
Evergreen
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Shrubs

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