Nandina: Gulf stream
Very hardy shrub displays attractive foliage in all seasons. Intense red new growth and fall color is its hallmark. Ideal for use around foundations or in mixed borders. Small white flowers are a bonus. Virtually pest and disease free.
Amount of Sunlight: Partial to full sun
Amount of Water: Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Soil Conditions: Well drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-11
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.