Category: Shrub - Evergreen
Zones: 6 to 9
Size: 6 to 8' tall, to 4' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade
Large compound leaves, green with purple to red tones in spring and autumn. Soft texture. Bright red berries persist through winter. Drought tolerant and deer resistant. Prefers moist, well-drained soil but not particularly fussy. Can become leggy if not pruned and may sucker.
'Aome' - narrowleaf cultivar, 2 to 5' tall, to 3' wide, slow growing.
- Nandina domestica 'AKA' (Blush Pink®)
- Nandina domestica 'Alba'
- Nandina domestica 'Atropurpurea Nana' ('Nana Purpurea')
- Nandina domestica 'Filamentosa' ('San Gabriel')
- Nandina domestica 'Firepower'
- Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream'
- Nandina domestica 'Lemon-Lime'
- Nandina domestica 'Murasaki' (Flirt™)
- Nandina domestica 'Royal Princess'
- Nandina domestica 'Twisted Leaves'
Domestica means domesticated or cultivated.
Native to China and Japan and introduced in 1804.
Published in Nov. Gen. Pl. (Thunberg) 1: 14 in 1781.
RHS Award of Garden Merit in 2002, Award of Merit in 1897.
I purchased a 3-gallon plant at McCorkles in September 2009 and planted it by the pool fence in the Daylily Fountain Garden. There have been no problems.