Botanical Name: Nandina domestica 'Nana Compacta'
 Common Name: Heavenly Bamboo Dwarf Compact
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  • Anatomy

  • Culture

  • Design

Plant Type

Shrub

 

Height Range

Under 1'

 

Flower Color

White

 

Flower Season

Spring, Summer

 

Leaf Color

Bronze, Green, Variegated

 

Bark Color

 

Fruit Color

n/a

 

Fruit Season

Summer, Fall

Sun

Full, Half

 

Water

Medium

 

Growth Rate

Moderate

 

Soil Type

Unparticular

 

Soil Condition

Average

 

Soil pH

Neutral

 

Adverse Factors

Design Styles

Tropical

 

Accenting Features

 

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall

 

Location Uses

Entry, Patio

 

Special Uses

Container, Mass Planting, Small Spaces

 

Attracts Wildlife

Information by:

Photographer: Steve Mullany

  • Description

  • Notes

The Nadina domestica ' Nana Compacta' is a small, rounded shrub that grows from 12"-15" high. Its growth habit is dense, and the leaves become bright red in color in cold, winter areas. It can receive sun to part shade, and is used well as an accent plant.