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Nandina domestica Firepower

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Nandina domestica Firepower Heavenly Bamboo, Sacred Bamboo,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Upright

Firepower is a form of Nandina domestica that has a upright form, cane-like stems and compound green leaves. Widely used, foliage turns bright red in autumn and creamy flowers are followed by red berries providing seasonal interest. Useful for narrow spaces, plant singularly or en masse. Great for Japanese themed gardens.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Berberidaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Brown, Green, Red
Flower Colour: Cream
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High