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Nandina domestica 'Fire Power'

Common Name(s):

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nan-DEE-nuh doh-MESS-tik-a
Description

Dwarf form Nandina that typically grows to only 2' tall and as wide. It does not produce flowers or fruit and is basically grown for its attractive foliage. Where evergreen, the leaves usually retain excellent red color throughout winter. 

 

 

More information on Nandina domestica.

See this plant in the following landscapes:
Asian Garden- Zen Garden Davidson County Demo Garden
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#salt tolerant#showy leaves#dwarf#mass planting#cpp#deer resistant#seedless
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#salt tolerant#showy leaves#dwarf#mass planting#cpp#deer resistant#seedless
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Nandina
    Species:
    domestica
    Family:
    Berberidaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Woody
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Stem Cutting
    Wildlife Value:
    Resistant to deer
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Poisonous
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Rounded
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    High Organic Matter
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Occasionally Wet
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a, 9b, 9a
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Lime-green foliage in the spring and summer gives way to red-orange foliage in the fall.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Coastal
    Patio
    Pool/Hardscape
    Small Space
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Rock Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Hedge
    Mass Planting
    Small groups
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer
    Salt