The Nandina Compacta is a striking dwarf evergreen shrub that is perfect for adding year-round color and texture to a garden. This plant is renowned for its bright red berries, lush green foliage and its ability to tolerate drought and cold temperatures. This hardy shrub is native to East Asia, and it is most commonly found in USDA Hardiness Zones 6-9.
It is an attractive shrub that can reach a mature height of 3-4 feet and a spread of 4-5 feet. Its leaves are a glossy green color and are divided into multiple leaflets. In the summer, small white flowers appear, followed by bright red berries in the fall. These berries can provide food for birds and other wildlife, making this an excellent choice for a wildlife-friendly garden.
The Nandina Compacta is a low-maintenance shrub that is easy to care for. When planted in well-draining soil, it requires very little supplemental water. It is also a very versatile shrub and can thrive in full sun to part shade. It will benefit from light pruning in the spring to maintain a nice shape and to encourage new growth.
The Nandina Compacta is a hardy and attractive evergreen shrub that can add beautiful color and texture to any garden. Its tolerance for drought and cold temperatures makes it a great choice for USDA Hardiness Zones 6-9. With minimal maintenance and care, this versatile shrub will bring beauty and wildlife to any garden.