heavenly bamboo
Nandina domestica
ORIGIN: China and Japan

GROWTH RATE: Moderate

WATER: Regular irrigation;
moderately drought tolerance once
established

LIGHT: Full sun to part shade

MATURE HEIGHT: Depends on
variety but some can reach 8'

FLOWER: White, small, in panicles;
no fragrance; forms orange to red
berries.

SEASON OF BLOOM: Spring

COLD TOLERANCE: 0 degrees

USES: Grouping; hedge; container
plant; mixed shrub garden

OTHER: Some recently developed
varieties have beautiful red, yellow,
orange and pink foliage during the
winter.