Nandina domestic, also known as the Japanese Sacred Bamboo and Heavenly Bamboo is a much used low growing shrub . Excellent as a low maintenance low growing border or hedging plant.
The foliage reminds us of bamboo however this is not a bamboo at all. New foliage is an attractive red turning to green with a red tinge. Red berries in autumn are an added attraction.
Growing well in full sun to part shade the species will grow to around 1.5m. Lower growing cultivars include 'Gulf Stream' and Nandina domestic 'Nana' the smallest reaching around 60cm.
NANDINA SPECIES and CULTIVARS include:
Nandina Domestica is commonly called Japanese Sacred Bamboo.
Nandina Domestica 'Nana' is a dwarf variety of the Japanese Sacred Bamboo
Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream' is a new cultivar from the USA growing to 50cm.
Nandina domestica 'Gulf Steam' (Moon Bay) grows to 75cm
Nandina domestica 'Harbour Dwarf'
Nandina domestica 'Filamentosa'
Nandina domestica 'Pygmaea'
Nandina- Domestica 'Purpurea'
Nandina Domestica 'Firepower'