Definition of nandina in English:
An evergreen East Asian shrub that resembles bamboo, cultivated for its foliage, which turns red or bronze in autumn. Also called celestial bamboo, sacred bamboo.
- Nandina domestica, family Berberidaceae
- They placed shrubs-roses, azaleas, altheas, forsythia, crepe myrtle, spirea, camellias, nandina, and wild honeysuckle-throughout the yard.
- Outside the dining-room window, a tiered fountain bubbles in a shady entry garden with nandina, butterfly iris, camellias, ferns and hostas.
- Wrap large bundles of nandina berries with florist's tape, add a bow and hang on a door, newel post or mailbox.
Mid 19th century: modern Latin (genus name), adapted from Japanese nanten.
Definition of nandina in:
- US English dictionary
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