Nandina

Nandina domestica

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  • Flower name
    Nandina
  • Scientific name
    Nandina domestica
  • Aliasナンテンショク, 南天, 南天燭, heavenly bamboo, Nandina
  • Place of originChina and Japan
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement
  • Flowering seasonMay, June, July

What is Nandina

Nandina or Nanten, (scientific name: Nandina domestica), is an evergreen shrub of the Nandina genus, in the family Berberidaceae, native to China and Japan. The early summer on panicles bloom plenty of white rice-like florets. Small leaf is shiny hard a flax at the top of the branches. Because of winter red spherical fruits are beautiful and ornamental. Also, red berries and green leaves contrast is beautiful, so used as 'Osechi ryori' (New Year dishes, they are Japanese traditional foods to eat for New Year holidays) 2 colors. In the traditional Chinese medicine ingredients for cough medicine. Yellow fruit varieties is known as 'Kinanten'. Nandina is similar called 'Yamananten' , also known as "Nanakamado" flowers and fruits, nandina is small staff has.

Common name: Nandina , scientific name: Nandina domestica, also known as Nanten, Heavenly bamboo, origin: China and Japan, height: 100-200 cm, small leaf length of leaf color: green, palmately compound leaves: 3-8 cm, flowering time: from May to July,Flower color: white, flower diameter: 0.5-0.6 cm, inflorescence shape: panicles and fruit color: red, orange, huang (Huang australis), fruit diameter: 0.6 - 0.7 cm, ornamental fruit season: from November to December


  • Eye
    Ranunculales
  • Family
    Berberidaceae
  • Genus
    Nandina
  • Species
    N. domestica
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Hedgerow/thallate
  • Leaf type
    3 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 200.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.6 cm

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