One of most colorful Nandinas! New foliage has fresh green coloration, with red highlights as it ages. Brilliant red foliage develops in the fall and persists through winter. Neat, low evergreen mounds are terrific for borders, massing and containers. Requires little care and no pruning. Developed in New Zealand.
Your Nandina Firepower packs a lot of color into a small package. New growth emerges light green in spring, slowly transitioning to darker tones. By late summer, red tints grace the leaves as a preview of what's to come. When autumn arrives, the true splendor of this Heavenly Bamboo variety is revealed when all the "firepower" of this remarkable shrub is unleashed in an explosion of bight reds and oranges. Perhaps most impressive is the way firepower maintains its vibrant, red appearance into the barren winter months.
It has an upright, compact nature, far smaller than that of other varieties. Nandina Firepower is low-maintenance, and it's even drought tolerant once established.
Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Drought tolerant but best with supplemental summer water. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.