Rushing Nursery has been producing nandina since 1978. Cultivars include:
Nandina domestica 'Jaytee' PP#14,668
A superlative, low growing nandina selected for its multiple attributes of size, color, hardiness, and vigor. An excellent choice as a colorful low-growing, low maintenance foundation plant for use in beds, borders, and landscape islands. 18-24h” x 24"w in 5 years. Harbor Belle is considered a significant improvement over the cultivar ‘Harbour Dwarf’. Named for Ralph and Pattis's daughter, Jessica Tyner Rushing. (Jaytee)
Royal Princess has finer textured foliage and a rhizomatous habit, resulting in continuously renewed growth from the base of the plant, thus maintaining a dense planting from top to bottom. Considered one of the better large growing cultivars. Heavy fruit set. 6-8’.
Very uniform and compact growth. Maintains a tight, angular form with excellent orange-red winter color. Fruits sparingly and does not sucker. 3-4'.
Dwarf variety with very compact growth. Lime-green leaves turn bright red by fall. Does not bear fruit. 2' x 2.
‘Lowboy' PP #5560
Lowboy has dense broad-mounded habit with the ultimate size being from 3-4’ h x 3-4’w in 10 years. Bronze to metallic bluish green to reddish purple winter color foliage, and a minimal fruit set. Considered an improvement over the numerous strains of Compacta. Introduced by Rushing Nursery in 1983. The first nandina to be patented in the US.
A densely mounded form of the standard nandina . reddish-purple foliage in the fall. Moderate fruit set. Lower-growing than the species 4-6'.
A beautiful lacy specimen with new growth tinged mahogany-red and summer leaves of pale aqua. 2-3' in height. Minimal fruiting Also known as 'San Gabriel' or 'Kurijusi'.
Other nandina varieties we have grown:
- Umpqua Chief
- Umpqua Warrior
- Woods Dwarf