Broadleaf Evergreens: Bamboo

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Fargesia angustissma 'Green Jewel'

Green Jewel is a non-invasive clumping bamboo with narrow leaves on arching stems. New culms emerge purplish, covered with a white powder. Beautiful in a container or as a specimen in the garden. (Aka Borinda angustissima)

Fargesia rufa 'Green Panda'

Green Panda is a cold hardy, non-invasive clumping bamboo. A vigorous grower: new shoots (culms) will develop quickly into a small clump, excellent hedge/screen material or on its own. New culms have attractive rusty-red sheaths. Native to western China and....giant pandas favourite food!

Fargesia robusta 'Green Screen'

Green Screen is a non-inasive clumping bamboo and as its name suggests will provide good screening. A fast growing bamboo that shoots early, new culm sheets stay on the plant through early summer resulting in an alternating pattern of yellow-green and green . Another favourite food source for the giant panda!

Fargesia scabrida 'Asian Wonder'

Asian Wonder is a non-invasive clumping bamboo that will grow to a height of 4.5m. A very decorative bamboo: new culms are sheathed in orange, eventually exposing purplish- blue culms which mature (fade) to emerald green! Slender green foliage gives the plant a graceful appearance.

Pleioblastus fortunei 'Little Zebra'

Little Zebra is a very attractive spreading ground cover bamboo. Colourful green and white striped leaves, thin culms; spreads through rhizomes. A novel groundcover choice, also great in containers! Cut back in early spring.

Phyllostachys aureosulcata

Yellow Groove Bamboo is a spreading bamboo. The greenish-brown culms have a yellow stripe in the groove of the cane. This bamboo is very upright with the odd culm growing "zigzag" mostly in the lower portion of the cane. Culm sheaths are striped. Evergreen, vigorous spreader YELLOW STRIPE IN GROOVE OF GREEN/BROWN CULM(STEM)

Phyllostachys nigra

Black Bamboo will grow to about 9m in the Pacific Northwest. New spring culms will gradually change colour from green to shiny black over the course of a few years creating a constant contrast of light and dark! Combined with the light yellow-green foliage this is a stunning bamboo! Culm sheaths have wavy blades; canes can grow to a 5cm diameter. Slow to establish, but can become vigorous (invasive). Spreading through rhizomes. CULM (STEM) CHANGES FROM GREEN TO BLACK

Sasa tsuboiana 'Green View'

Green View is a spreading (invasive) ground cover bamboo. Very hardy. Its large leaves hang vertically from a culm with a diameter of less than 2.5cm. Does not like full sun!