Broadleaf Evergreens: Nandina (Heavenly Bamboo)

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Nandina domestica 'Firepower'

Firepower Heavenly Bamboo is one of the best coloured Heavenly Bamboos with a lime green spring flush, red summer flush and crimson fall/winter colour! Developed in New Zealand. No flowers or fruit seen on Firepower (yet)

Nandina domestica 'Gulfstream'

Gulfstream Heavenly Bamboo does not spread as much through rhizomes as other Nandinas can do. Delicate appearance with new growth tinged bronze and orange, maturing to a blue-green and turning orange, red & green mix in winter. **May not flower (and produce berries) in cooler climate. See also: Nandina domestica

Nandina domestica 'Harbour Dwarf'

Harbour Dwarf Heavenly Bamboo is a true dwarf Nandina that could be used as a groundcover (it spreads through rhizomes). New foliage is green tinted with pink and bronze hues, turning green and changing to a bronzy-red in winter cold. Double compound leaves give a lacy feel to the plants look. Tiny whitish flowers in erect clusters are sometimes followed by clusters of red berries but it can be slow to flower. See also: Nandina domestica

Nandina domestica

Heavenly Bamboo is a broadleaved small to medium sized evergreen shrub looking somewhat like bamboo. Upright stems hold compound light green foliage like bamboo (lacy look) and new growth has reddish tones and matures from light yellow-green to slightly darker green. Foliage turns orange-red in fall/winter. Small pinkish-white flowers appear in early spring followed by bright orange-red berries. Cross pollination required for best fruit set. Plant in sun for best colour. See also: Nandina domestica (species info)