Nandina domestica 'Purple Passion'
- Common Name(s):
- Purple Passion nandina
- Poisonous Plants, Shrubs
Drought tolerant; may develop suckers; reseeds itself readily and occasionally naturalizes. In rare instances it has established dense stands in forest habitats.
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.
- 4-6 ft.
- Alternate, bi- to tri-pinnately compound leaves; new growth is purple
- White flowers in spring
- 6 to 9
- Sun to partial shade; prefers moist, well-drained soil
- Upright, multi-stemmed shrub
NCCES plant id: 1681