Heavenly Bamboo, Nandina
Nandina domestica 'Moon Bay'

Family: Berberidaceae (bear-ber-id-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nandina (nan-DEE-nuh) (Info)
Species: domestica (doh-MESS-tik-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Moon Bay
Additional cultivar information:(PP5659)
Hybridized by Barr
Registered or introduced: 1983

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Francisco, California

Mathiston, Mississippi

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Atoka, Tennessee

Dallas, Texas

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On May 9, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

These nandina are somewhat dwarf and are used in many landscape plans here in OK. They hold their color well and get a lovely reddish hue in autumn.