Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo
Colorful, Easy Care Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo Shrub
- Fantastic Color
- Four Seasons of Interest
- Easy Care
- Flowers and Berries for Wildlife
- Firescaping Variety
- Great in Containers
Break free from the continual green of evergreen with the Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo Shrub (Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream'). While evergreens definitely have their place in your landscape, if you're looking to experience a variety of colors and hues throughout the seasons, then the Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo Shrub should be on your bucket list.
This beautiful shrub brings color to your property year-round in an easy-to-care-for shrub variety that growers simply can't resist. You won't miss your evergreens a bit with the continual color provided by the Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo Shrub.
You're in for a real treat with the Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo Shrub, since it goes through a range of changes as the seasons pass, each of them an aesthetic sensation. In the springtime, the shrub's new leaves emerge in a resplendent scarlet macaw red.
As spring gives way to summer, bask in the Gulf Stream's soft bluish green foliage that provides a contrasting backdrop the petite little white flowers that pop up all over the shrub. When the weather starts to cool, wait in anticipation as the foliage blushes to an intensely rich and fiery autumn red hue.
Perhaps no shrub is easier to maintain than the Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo Shrub. It naturally grows into a small, rounded shape, so you can keep those pruning shears tucked away and preserve your elbow grease.
Because of its easy-to-maintain properties, the Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo Shrub is an ideal variety for borders, mass plantings and even poolside beds or urban gardens. In Zones 6-11, these super tough shrubs can be planted without worry.
Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo Shrub handles nearly anything mother nature throws its way, from urban pollution to high humidity and cold weather. If you live in a fire-prone area, Gulf Stream is a beautiful plant on many 'firescaping or firewise' plant lists.
They are great container plants, too. Try them as the "Thriller" in your entryway pots. Gulf Stream looks great in so many garden styles, too - from Asian/Zen to Contemporary to Rustic and Cottage - that we are positive it will fit into your home landscape.
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Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Nandina domestica ‘Gulf Stream’|
|Mature Height||3 - 4 feet|
|Mature Spread||2 - 3 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Shade|
|Soil Type||Well Drained Soil|
|Foliage Color||Red, Blue Green|