Nandina domestica


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Nandina domestica

horticultural plant in family Berberidaceae; can cause cyanide poisoning; called also sacred or heavenly bamboo.
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GLOW A perfumed Katsura tree (above); nandina domestica (below left); and the intensely crimson winged spindle tree
Shoji N, Umeyama A, Takemoto T, Ohizumi Y (1984) Serotonergic receptor antagonist from Nandina domestica Thunberg.
For those who don't think they can survive an Antelope Valley winter without color in their garden, Hayes said his personal favorite plant is the leafy Nandina domestica, a plant of Japanese origin commonly known as heavenly bamboo, which turns a reddish pink in cold weather.
Nandina domestica - Like bamboo with the added bonus of flowers and berries.
Nandina domestica, or heavenly bamboo, is yet another shrub resplendent with red berries in December.
Nandina domestica, known popularly as heavenly bamboo, has been intensively hybridized in recent years and is now available in a large variety of sizes and growth habits.
Many of these will be familiar to Los Angeles gardeners, including: sago palm, Japanese maple, bougainvillea, bamboo, cotoneaster, jade plant, Ficus benjamina and Ficus nitida, fuchsia, ginkgo, crepe myrtle, common myrtle, orange jasmine (Murraya), Nandina domestica, olive, Japanese black pine, Podocarpus macrophyllus, pomegranate, pyracantha, azalea, Chinese elm and wisteria.
Heavenly bamboo's botanical name, Nandina domestica, only hints at how extraordinarily well this small shrub takes to domestication.