Gulf Stream Nandina or Heavenly Bamboo Is a very hardy colorful evergreen shrub. New leaves are a bright scarlet red that turn to a blue green in the summer. As temperatures fall the leaves turn a bright scarlet red. This trouble free shrub with its compact shape is a great plant for foundation plantings or in a mixed bed. Partial sun to full sun with a 3ft height this nandina will add a great pop of color to in area.