Dwarf Nandina (Nandina domestica 'Filamentosa') in the Heavenly Bamboos Database

Common names:
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Also sold as:
'San Gabriel'
'Kirajuse'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Plant Height: 6-8 ft.
Plant Spread: 4-6 ft.
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Semi-evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: Nandina berries contain cyanide and other alkaloids and is extremely poisonous to all animals.
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Other info: Direct sow outside in fall.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

In cold weather, the foliage changes from green to red, with gold

Celebrating Winter Interest!Celebrating Winter Interest!
February 14, 2015

Pine cones, seed heads, winter bloomers, colorful red berries, and much more! Let's kick off Winter Interest Week with a look at the most popular plants in our database that give some kind of interest to our gardens in the winter. We also introduce a new gallery option in our database for winter interest, with bonus acorns this week!

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Posted by springcolor (Washington State - Zone 7a) on Mar 4, 2013 5:54 PM

Makes for a colorful year-round container plant in my zone 7 garden.

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