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Plum Passion® Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica 'Monum' PP #12,069

This selection offers exceptionally beautiful colored foliage. New growth in spring and summer is a deep purple-red, turning slightly redder in the winter. Versatile and durable, and highly effective as a specimen plant, in borders, 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
LoreNandina, 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.
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring to Summer
Design IdeasThis new cultivar is bred for increased color. Use to add bold and bright contrast to shaded, foliage-intensive landscapes. Graceful, tall and thin, it's perfect for narrow openings in paving. Indispensable for courtyards, entry gardens and high-profile niches in architecture. 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
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Firewise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsKohuhu (Pittosporum); Rose (Rosa); Barberry (Berberis); Cryptomeria (Cryptomeria); Abelia (Abelia)

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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