Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo
Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream'
Pronunciation: nan-DEE-na doh-MES-ti-ka
|Description||A very hardy, trouble-free and colorful evergreen shrub with vibrant, ever-changing foliage. New leaves emerge scarlet red in spring and mature to blue-green in the summer, as small white flowers appear. Intense red foliage develops as autumn temperatures cool. The compact shape is ideal for use around foundations or in mixed borders.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Spring to summer|
|Mature Size||Moderate growing; reaches 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Poolside|
|Companion Plants||Kohuhu (Pittosporum); Rose (Rosa); Creeping Juniper (Juniperus); Cryptomeria (Cryptomeria); Abelia (Abelia)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.