Nandina: Firepower Latin Name: nandina domestica 'Firepower'
The Basics This evergreen’s multi-color foliage is lime green in the spring transforming to red in the summer with yellow, orange, and purple coloration. In winter, the foliage turns bright fire-engine red growing 2-3 feet in height(2-3 feet wide). This low-maintenance domestica shrub best performs as a border plant, mass planting, and in containers. The Needs Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat; Drought tolerant Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil Cold Hardiness Zone: 6-11
The Care This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Pruning is not required.