Harbor Belle Heavenly Bamboo
Nandina domestica 'Jaytee'
|Description||Attractive, dwarf evergreen shrub displays soft, dense, foliage with a pink tint in spring and brilliant burgundy tones in fall and winter. Clusters of tiny, white spring flowers lead to an abundance of bright red berries. Small compact form is effective in fronts of borders and foundations, or massed as a groundcover or low hedge.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Dwarf habit 1 to 2 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, 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, Edging|
|Design Ideas||Dwarf nandinas are perfect foundation bed planting to mask ugly footings and vents. Plant in front of older shrubs to neaten up the lawn edge. Makes a bright hedge that's striking architectural form and color in modern gardens. A traditional shrub of Japanese gardens that belongs in the naturalistic rock and water setting as a brightly colored accent. Small stature is also excellent in containers on porch or patio.|
|Companion Plants||Kohuhu (Pittosporum); Rose (Rosa); Winter Heath (Erica); Spreading Juniper (Juniperus); Cryptomeria (Cryptomeria); Abelia (Abelia)|
|Care||Easily grown in enriched, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, or closer for faster coverage. Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.|
|Lore||Nandina, known as nandin in China, was often planted on temple grounds where it symbolizes good fortune. This association led to its common name, heavenly bamboo. Its red berries are ripe at midwinter when sprigs are used to decorate homes on December 24 in honor of the kitchen god.|
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.