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Gulf Stream Nandina

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  • USDA Hardiness Zones 6-11
  • Height 3-3.5 feet Tall
  • Spread 3 feet Wide

For a pleasant medium-sized addition to your landscaping setup, go with the Gulf Stream Nandina. This bush is known as being very hardy, as it can survive long stretches without being watered. Additionally, it’s extremely resistant to fungi, viruses, and a variety of other diseases. And the best part? It’s evergreen, providing color even during the coldest months.

The Gulf Stream Nandina usually grows to 3’-3.5’ high with a nearly equal spread of 3’. The bush is an early bloomer, sprouting brilliant bright white flowers and green foliage in the spring and summer. Best used as a hedge in firescaping, this plant can also be utilized for privacy, as a border plant, or in mass plantings.

Gulf Stream Nandina Care

When it comes to care, the main concern for this bush is sunlight. At minimum, it requires partial sun, although full lighting exposure is best for growth. While taking root, a regular watering schedule is required. However, once established, this bush is drought-tolerant and is capable of withstanding very dry conditions. Pruning is easy, as the removal of dead or broken limbs is all that’s required.

Gulf Stream Nandina Spacing

Depending on its use, spacing can be tricky. For practical purposes, you’ll want to allow about 3’ per plant. If it’s being used for firescaping, wind protection, or privacy, dwindle down the space to fit your needs.

Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo Plant Facts

USDA Hardiness Zones: 6-11
Flower Color(s): White
Bloom Period: Spring to Summer
Foliage Color(s): Green
Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Full Sun
Height: 3-3.5 Feet
Spread: 3 Feet
Habit: Compact
Watering: Medium
Features: Dramatic Foliage Color
Scientific Name: Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream'
Common Name: Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo


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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

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  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.