Bamboo for Pots

Bamboo speciesHeight (m)Diam (cm)Min TempOriginType
Alphonse-karr

Alphonse Karr

Bambusa Multiplex cv. 'Alphonse Karr'

Beautiful tight clumping yellow canes with bright green stripes. More erect in its ... Read more>>
6 3 -10 China Clumping
Arrow-Bamboo2

Arrow

Pseudosasa japonica

An attractive bamboo featuring lush green foliage set upon strong slender canes. Makes an excellent screen ... Read more>>
5 2 -20 China / Japan Running (invasive)
Nigra21

Black

Phyllostachys nigra

One of the most popular bamboos, however it does require protection from our warm weather to ... Read more>>
8 5 -15 China Runnning (invasive)
Buddhas-Belly-Bamboo-21

Buddhas Belly

Bambusa ventricosa

It is said that when this bamboo is stressed the internodes become closer and swollen just ... Read more>>
6 5 -9 China Clumping
OPTCDwarf22-01-06-091

Chinese Dwarf

Bambusa guangxiensis

This is a very good bamboo well suited to Perth's suburban gardens. A very bushy and ... Read more>>
6 4 -4 China Clumping
OPTP.aurea1s

Fish Pole

Phyllostachys aurea

Aurea is very popular bamboo for pots and planter boxes and can give any small courtyard ... Read more>>
7 4 -15 China Running (invasive)
golden-goddess

Golden Goddess

Bambusa multiplex cv. 'Golden Goddess'

Golden Goddess is a superior species to that of the Multiplex family as ... Read more>>
3 1 -12 China Clumping
phyllostachys_vivax_aureocaulis41

Golden Vivax

Phyllostachys vivax 'aureocaulis'

An awesome ornamental bamboo with striking yellow canes and random green stripes. A highly attractive ... Read more>>
12 8 -15 China Running (invasive)
Goldstripe2

Goldstripe

Bambusa multiplex 'Goldstripe'

This very popular bamboo that does extremely well here in Perth's climate. A very attractive ... Read more>>
4 2 -10 China Clumping
Hindsii-Bamboo

Hindsii

Pleioblastus hindsii 'Yasui'

This is without a doubt one of the best looking bamboos for pots and containers. ... Read more>>
3 1.5 -10 China Running (invasive)