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Nandina

Uses:

  • Garden Borders & Hedges
  • Mass Planting
  • Container Gardens

Features:

  • Interesting Foliage
  • Evegreen 4 Season Interest
  • Disease Resistant

Sunlight:

  • Partial Shade to Full Sun
  • 4+ Hours of Direct Sun

Growing Zones:

Nandina, often referred to as Heavenly Bamboo, is an evergreen shrub grown for its hardiness and 4 season interest in the garden. The plants are often drought and heat tolerant plus disease resistant, which makes these great low maintenance foundational shrubs.


Why Buy Nandina Shrubs Online?

Nandina domestica, commonly known as heavenly bamboo, is a species of flowering plant in the Berberidaceae family. Heavenly bamboo or sacred bamboo is native to Asia & Japan. Nandina is widely grown in gardens as an ornamental plant with bright-red foliage in the fall and attractive new growth in the spring.

Despite its name, nandina is not actually a bamboo at all. It is a mounded evergreen shrub with glossy leaves. In colder areas, the plant can be deciduous. New leaves in the spring are pink to red before turning green. Older leaves turn red or purple before falling in the winter. The flowers are white in early summer and held above the foliage. Berries are produced in the fall and often last throughout the winter.

The Best Way To Use Nandina

Most gardeners use nandina as an evergreen ornamental shrub that has year round interest. The plants are hardy in growing zones 6 to 11. Nandina can grow anywhere from 2 to 4 feet tall in a mounded habit. Once established, these plants are very low maintenance and easy to care for. Plant in a location that gets full sun to partial shade, and well drained soil.

Nandina is great in garden planters, in mass plantings or a garden border. These are also great for wildlife and pollinators.

  • 4 seasons of interest

  • Low maintenance evergreen

  • 2 to 4 feet tall & wide

  • Growing zones 6 to 11

Nandina Companion Plants

Nandina shrubs provide great color and texture to any landscape, all season long. Plants that go well with nandina shrubs are heat loving annuals, perennials and bushes. A few of our favorite plants to grow with nandina are loropetalum, camellias, hellebore and ornamental grasses. Or plant nandina in a container with flowering annuals and perennials with each flowering season along with the evergreen foliage of nandina.