Ornamental Bamboo

Bamboo speciesHeight (m)Diam (cm)Min TempOriginType
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)
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Ghost

Dendrocalamus minor var. 'Amoenus'

This is a very beautiful clumping bamboo that is commonly used as an ornamental ... Read more>>
8 6 -7 China Clumping
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Giant Buddas Belly

Bambusa Vulgaris cv 'Wamin'

This is a real 'must-have' for those that want to make an impact in ... Read more>>
4 10 -2 China Clumping
OPT28-08-03-129

Glabra

Bambusa textilis var 'Glabra'

This bamboo is almost identical to Bambusa textilis except more open clumping and new ... Read more>>
10 4 -12 China Clumping
2001-06-02-0701

Java Black

Giagantochloa atroviolacea

Java is a highly attractive ornamental bamboo and one of the most popular of all the ... Read more>>
10 8 -4 Java / Sumatra Clumping
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Kimmei

Bambusa ventricosa 'Kimmei'

This cultivar is similar to Bambusa ventricosa, but the culms are yellow with green stripes ... Read more>>
15 6 -9 China Clumping
2001-06-08-0191

Latiflorus ‘Mei-nung’

Dendrocalamus latiflorus 'Mei-nung'

Very similar to the green Latiflorus except that it has dark green stripes on the ... Read more>>
12 12 -5 Taiwan / China Clumping
OPTOPTfeb-27-2000-007

Maxima

Gigantochloa pseudoarundinacea

Maxima is a very beautiful bamboo that likes warmer weather. The big green canes with bright ... Read more>>
12 10 -4 Unknown Clumping
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Mexican Weeping

Otatea acuminata acuminata

A truly beautiful bamboo with masses of fine pale green leaves on amazing looking canes. ... Read more>>
5 3 0 Mexico Clumping
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Oldhamii

Bambusa oldhamii

This bamboo does extremely well in our climate here in Perth. An excellent fast growing windbreak ... Read more>>
15 10 -9 Taiwan / China Clumping