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Gulf Stream (Compact Heavenly Bamboo) Nandina
Gulf Stream (Compact Heavenly Bamboo) Nandina

Gulf Stream (Compact Heavenly Bamboo) Nandina

$39.99

Heavenly Bamboo is not a true bamboo but its lacy foliage and cane-like stems resemble bamboo. 'Gulf Stream' is a dwarf, round Nandina variety with upright stems that easily branches laterally and at the base. The dense green foliage is ever-changing as new growth emerges pinkish-bronze in the spring changing blue-green by summer then becomes an intense red winter color. Loose clusters of small white flowers bloom in late spring or early summer. Use this compact evergreen shrub along walkways, foundations, in borders, or containers.

Growth Habit

White inflorescence begin to appear in early May in many areas, and are approx 4" long. Followed by red berry like fruit much like that of typical Holly shape & color. At maturity, this plant reaches 3' x 3' both tall and wide.

Care

Requires well drained soil. Water regularly after planting until roots are established. Some drought tolerance, but better with occasional irrigation. Prune annually to promote dense growth.

Toxicity

Leaves and berries are toxic to livestock and other domestic animals. Berries contain cyanide and when consumed in quantity can be toxic to birds. This plant is particularly resistant to damage by deer.

Heavenly Bamboo is not a true bamboo but its lacy foliage and cane-like stems resemble bamboo. 'Gulf Stream' is a dwarf, round Nandina variety with upright stems that easily branches laterally and at the base. The dense green foliage is ever-changing as new growth emerges pinkish-bronze in the spring changing blue-green by summer then becomes an intense red winter color. Loose clusters of small white flowers bloom in late spring or early summer. Use this compact evergreen shrub along walkways, foundations, in borders, or containers.

White inflorescence begin to appear in early May in many areas, and are approx 4" long. Followed by red berry like fruit much like that of typical Holly shape & color. At maturity, this plant reaches 3' x 3' both tall and wide.

Requires well drained soil. Water regularly after planting until roots are established. Some drought tolerance, but better with occasional irrigation. Prune annually to promote dense growth.

Leaves and berries are toxic to livestock and other domestic animals. Berries contain cyanide and when consumed in quantity can be toxic to birds. This plant is particularly resistant to damage by deer.

Plant size and shape may differ from what is pictured.

For mail orders: Plants may go through shock during shipping. Upon arrival, take the plant out and water it thoroughly. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please notify us via email at sales@amgardens.com and include a photo(s) within 24 hours of plant arrival.

For in store purchases: If you are not satisfied with your purchase, please call us at 423-870-5000 or return the plant in its original pot/condition within 3 days. Trees and shrubs have a 1 year warranty (exceptions may apply), but we highly encourage you to give us a call or email if you notice issues with your plant. We'd love to help you figure out what's wrong and save your plant! 

Orders are shipped on Wednesdays and Thursdays; if your order is placed on a Wednesday, it may not ship until the following Wednesday. During peak season there may be delays in shipping. If it is too hot or cold, we suggest ordering during milder months to ensure plants arrive in best condition.