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Heavenly Bamboo

Gee19

By Gee19


Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo))

I always have lots of blossom on this plant but never any berries. Does anyone know why?



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I don't think i know this plant, it's pretty though :)

18 Jul, 2009

 

Beautiful blossom...

18 Jul, 2009

 

Its lovely Gee, like Louise .... I dont know this plant either.

18 Jul, 2009

 

Very pretty, but I dont know it either!

18 Jul, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Me either , looks like you have something unusual Gee , it is very pretty !

18 Jul, 2009

 

Apparently some of these need another plant to cross-pollinate with to get the berries. Plum Passion is one of these so perhaps that's what you have.

18 Jul, 2009

 

It doesn't look like the common Bamboo, it's lovely.

19 Jul, 2009

 

Ahhhh, now i see ..... !!!
I've just googled this plant .... it's not a bamboo at all !!!
It's a relative of Berberis !!!
I've been puzzling about this for ages Gee :)))

You've got a lovely plant there, beautiful autumn foliage on it ... i like :)))

19 Jul, 2009

 

Sorry for confusing you all, I should have put the proper name in the title :)
I have had this plant for about 10 years and have several off shoots from it too. Earlier this year I bought a different variety, Firepower, which is quite different to look at (just entered into my plant section). Like you suggest Wagger I thought it might encourage berries but it's so different I am doubtful.

19 Jul, 2009

 

They should all produce berries straight after the flowers Gee, look at this that i found ....
http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/shrubs/nandina-domestica-fire-power/classid.4165/

19 Jul, 2009

 

Thanks, Louise, I have just checked that site out. My Firepower hasn't had any flowers so far but it is a new plant. The flowers on the Richmond variety usually just shrivel up! I see berries on the plants in some garden centres so I do wonder what I am doing wrong or not doing at all :)

19 Jul, 2009

 

Hmmm, curious isn't it ?

19 Jul, 2009

 

sorry don't know..new to me..looks pretty

19 Jul, 2009



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