Emerald Sea Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica 'Emerald Sea'

A new selection with stunning emerald green foliage! Soft and lacy leaves take on an occasional purplish cast. Strong upright habit, with foliage full to the base. Versatile and durable, effective as specimen plant, border or massed for intense color. Evergreen to semi-evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationnan-DEE-na doh-MES-ti-ka
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Summer
Design IdeasGraceful, tall and narrow habit is perfect for narrow openings in paving. Indispensable for courtyards, entry gardens and high-profile niches in architecture. Provides dramatic contrast to plant with darker green or red foliage. A dramatic addition to porch, patio or balcony when planted in Chinese glazed ceramic pots. Pretty near water gardens and fountains.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Rose (Rosa); Cryptomeria (Cryptomeria); Abelia (Abelia); Kohuhu (Pittosporum)

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune back 1/3 of the stems annually to promote dense spring growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-11

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