Nandina domestica 'Monfar'

Sienna Sunrise Heavenly Bamboo

Evergreen Shrub

A compact and tidy variety of heavenly bamboo. New growth of the finely textured, evergreen foliage of Nandina domestica 'Monfar' Sienna Sunrise is rich red, with an intensity that calms somewhat in summer, but heats up again in fall and winter. Grown almost exclusively for its foliage, it rarely flowers.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Afternoon Sun, Filtered Sun

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Average, Low


Size: 30 - 42 tall x 30 - 42 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attracts Birds, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Fall Color, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Mutli-color
Fall Color: Reliable Fall Color, Red Orange Leaf Shape: Dissected

Flower Color: White
Bloom Season: Summer

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Banks and Slopes, Container, Erosion Control, Groundcover, Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Deer Resistant, Pollution Tolerant, Rabbit Resistant, Slug / Snail Resistant
Wildlife: Birds, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos