Nandina domestica Thunb.
Nandina domestica(53183 bytes)
A decorative, evergreen shrub, until to 2 m in height. The stems are erect and unbranched. The leaves are compound, 2- or 3-pinnate, the leaflets elliptic-lanceolate. In autumn they are tinged orange, red or purple. The flowers are small, white, produced in large terminal panicles in June/July. A shrub only for sheltered positions.

Home: China, Japan

Other views: Flowers

Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Nandina domestica by Plants for a future database

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