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Wood's Dwarf Nandina Nandina domestica 'Wood's Dwarf'

Description

Upright, dwarf Nandina with larger, flatter and less distorted foliage than N. domestica' Atropurpurea Nana'. Bright red winter color and berries last well into winter. Low to moderate water needs once established. Spreads by suckers.

 

 

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Cultivars:
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#evergreen#poisonous#showy berries#shrub#red berries#showy leaves#winter interest#dwarf#deer resistant
Cultivars:
Tags:
#evergreen#poisonous#showy berries#shrub#red berries#showy leaves#winter interest#dwarf#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Nandina
    Species:
    domestica
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Woody
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Asia
    Wildlife Value:
    Leaves and berries are toxic to livestock and other domestic animals, this plant is particularly resistant to damage by deer. Berries contain cyanide and when consumed in quantity can be toxic to birds.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 2 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 6 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 2 ft. 6 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Poisonous
    Shrub
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Clay
    Loam (Silt)
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Winter
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
    Fruit Width:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    Orange-red small berries
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Star
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    Conical panicles to 16 inches long, of small star-shaped, white flowers with large, yellow anthers
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Deciduous Leaf Fall Color:
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are pinate to 3-pinate, with lance-shaped leaflets.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Naturalized Area
    Patio
    Pool/Hardscape
    Landscape Theme:
    Cottage Garden
    Winter Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Mass Planting
    Small groups
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer