seb's plants - welcome

fire up you sacred bamboo

 Back to Forum

Posted by EDITOR 8 Apr 2010 - 7:32:00 AM

The autumn transition of Nandina ‘Gulf Stream' is under way, with reds and oranges creeping over its yellow-green canopy as the season gets colder. It's evergreen and the fiery colours fade as it warms up again. This variety of Sacred Bamboo doesn't get the flowers or red berries of the much taller species. It has the same compact, symmetrical form as its parent: the Dwarf Sacred Bamboo. But it is slightly taller, with its many upright stems holding their leaves straight and upward – much more like real bamboos. A low maintenance but generous little shrub perfect for an oriental effect.

Comments (0)

Tell our Plant Selector what you want & like and we'll search thousands of plant profiles for compatible matches

Plant of the Day

Bauer's Grevillea

Plant type: evergreen shrub
H: 1m W: 1.2m
Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Find out more
cottage style

Fast Facts

cottage style
The cottage garden collects favourite flowers and colours and combines them to create complimentary or contrasting effects.

Palmetto

Palmetto Soft Leaf Buffalo is ideally suited as a lawn in many applications.



More products

Get the Plant Selector's full features plus news, forums & competitions. Sign up, it's free.
Click here for more