Blush™ Nandina domestica 'AKA' PBR

Blush™ - Produces red new growth when other Nandinas are green in spring and autumn

Blush™ Nandina domestica 'AKA' PBR 

Hardy Exotic Range


Plant Description: This is the only medium dwarf Nandina that displays red new foliage for nine months of the year. It has red new growth in spring and autumn, and a full flush of red in winter. It is a safe choice around bushland, as it will not spread from seed.

Height & Width: 60-70cm high x 60-70cm wide.

Foliage: Red new growth in spring and autumn, and turning red all over in winter.

Uses: Low hedge (also as a shrub or feature plant).

Position & Tolerances: Full sun to moderate shade. Drought and cold tolerant. Humidity tolerant.

Soil Type: Free draining to heavy clay soil.

Best Planting Time: March to November.

Planting Density: 2-3 plants per linear metre (3-6 plants per m²).

Where it thrives: QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, NT, SA and WA.

Pruning: Prune every few years for hedging, or can be left unpruned.

Establishment & Extra Care:

  • Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established.
  • Plant in a well mulched garden, a chunky mulch is recommended.
  • Use slow release fertiliser in spring, if required.


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