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'Compacta' Nandina

Nandina domestica 'Compacta'


Height - 4 to 6 feet

Width - 2 feet

Plant Type


Adapted shrub

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Full sun to part shade

Other common names

Compact Nandina,

Heavenly Bamboo

Save Water   Low water required
More Color   Evergreen plant; new growth is copperish in color
Attract Wildlife   May serve as a shelter for birds and small mammals
Reduce Maintenance   Very little maintenance needed
Texas Tough    Although it is from Asia, this shrub is well-adapted

Interesting Facts

New spring growth is a reddish color that eventually fades to bright green.  May be a good choice for homeowners who want low-water, low-maintenance plants but prefer a more traditional landscape look.

'Compacta' Nandina in Frisco

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