A stunning Alpinia with large upright shell-like flowers. Very tight clumping, with tidy upright growth habit. A good landscaping plant.
A hardy tight clumping ginger, great as a landscaping plant. Produces hanging flowers in Spring and Summer. Also makes a great pot plant on verandas and patios.
Similar to B. chungii but smaller. The white bloom covered culms and upright tight clumping growth habit make this bamboo a fantastic feature or screening plant. If you like the Chungii but dont have the space, then this is a great alternative.
Lemon yellow culms with green striations. Leaves have occasional cream stripes. Culms are upright with branchy lower sections, making it a great screening bamboo. Its lower branches can be pruned to expose the beautiful culms.
A beautiful dense ornamental with cream striped leaves. One of the best hedging bamboos due to the thick and uniform bushy foliage.
Grows into a dense clump making it a good windbreak or privacy screen. Yellow culms with green stripes. As for many of the Multiplexs', they grow best in cooler climates as they tend to be prone to sooty mould if grown in warm, humid, coastal climates.
One of the most popular small bamboo species. Nice upright, tight clumping bamboo with gold striped culms. Its upright growth habit and tight clumping nature, makes this bamboo a great screening plant in smaller gardens.
A seriously beautiful bamboo. Very tight clumping, clean smooth culms, lush slightly weeping tops. This particular Nana clone is the one often referred to as the Quail Gardens Clone (San Diego Botanic Gardens).
A stunning bamboo with very small leaves, tight clumping growth habit and near solid culms. Its a beautiful ornamental and a must have for serious garden enthusiasts.
A very hardy and fast growing bamboo which forms dense upright clumps. Good for windbreaks and privacy screens and produces great edible shoots.
A great little bamboo which can be used for screening, features, or timber. The culms are near solid, and due to their strength they make great fishing poles, Bali flag poles, etc. It has a very tight clumping growth habit with slightly weeping tops.
This is a 'Gracilis' look-a-like, but larger. Smooth green culms and tidy, upright growth habit makes it a great alternative to the popular Gracilis.
A beautiful tidy upright bamboo, great for privacy screens or as feature plantings. The smooth clean culms, lush green foliage and general hardiness has earned this bamboo a spot as one the most popular bamboo species in Australia.
Erect light green culms with foliage right down to the ground. Tight clumping growth habit. Great for screening or simply as stunning feature. This bamboo is said to be the bamboo of choice when cooking sticky rice inside bamboo in South East Asia.
A nice tidy upright running bamboo which makes fantastic pot plant or planter box specimens. Will usually get to about 2m tall in pots.
Grow your own coffee! An evergreen shrub with glossy green foliage which produces masses of white flowers in spring, followed by green berries which turn red when maturing in Autumn. Harvestable berries (coffee beans) within 2 or 3 years of planting.
A nice, dense, garden bamboo with unusual fern-like leaves. Makes a great privacy screen or small feature. It has a very tight clumping and erect growth habit, so good for areas with limited space.
A beautiful ornamental bamboo - very large glossy leaves, clean smooth culms, long slender arching tops. Very similar to the popular Ghost Bamboo, apart from lack of striations, and less white culms.
A spectacular feature plant. White powder covered lime-green culms with dark green striations. It has a tidy, upright growth habit, with long slender arching tops. The large leaves gives it a very tropical appearance.
A multi-stemmed shrub with whorls of strappy green and yellow variegated leaves. A very adaptable plant which can be grown in full sun outdoors, or in lower light levels indoors. A fantastic accent plant in tropical gardens. Hardy indoor pot plant.
A multi-stemmed shrub with whorls of strappy lime green / dark green variegated leaves. A very adaptable plant which can be grown in full sun outdoors, or in lower light levels indoors. A fantastic accent plant in tropical gardens. Hardy indoor pot plant.
Very dense with large leaves and slightly weeping culms. Good two-story screener. Its lush foliage gives an excellent tropical feel to even the smallest of gardens.
This bamboo is best used as a feature plant. The weeping culms provides good shade for under-story planting. The large leaves and lush foliage makes it an ideal centerpiece in any tropical garden. Very dark green culms.
A beautiful tight clumping bamboo with upright growth habit and thick foliage all the way to the ground. A great privacy and windbreak plant.
Fantastic dark cherry-red bracts makes this heliconia a great ornamental and landscaping plant. Great cut flowers. Prefers a warm protected position.
An outstanding landscaping plant and also one of the largest heliconias. Bright red bracts with green tips. Nice upright and tidy growth habit.
One of the most impressive heliconias with massive bright red flowers that often get to half a meter long. It has a tight clumping and upright growth habit with nice clean stems - a truly excellent landscaping plant!
A fantastic landscaping plant - lush green foliage, tight clumping and upright growth habit, topped with chunky bright coloured orangy red bracts with yellow edges. A must have in any tropical garden.
A tight clumping heliconia with clean upright foliage. Long pendulous bracts. A relatively easy to grow and cold tolerant heliconia. A good landscaping plant.
A tight clumping, hardy and cold tolerant heliconia with large pendulous flowers. The stems and undersides of the leaves have a white waxy coating. A great landscaping plant.
A beautiful black stemmed running bamboo. A great bamboo for large pots and planter boxes. Grows best in Temperate climates - so best suited to southern parts of Australia.
A nice smaller, green culmed, bushy bamboo with large leaves. Great as a small feature or privacy screen. Long, thin-walled internodes used for flute making.
This is a native Australian bamboo with straight upright culms and branchless lower section. Being tight clumping this bamboo creates a good screen for areas with limited space.
The Nicolai is the large form of the common 'Bird of Paradise'. Nicolai wil grow to about 6m tall, and is very hardy and reasonably drought tolerant. Great as a two-storey screening plant in suburban gardens.
Tight clumping ornamental with slightly weeping culms, very fine leaves and edible shoots. The solid or near solid culms makes it a good strong timber bamboo.
Tight clumping ornamental with very fine leaves and edible shoots. Very erect. The solid or near solid culms makes it a good timber bamboo. This clone is much like Clone 1, except larger and more erect.
A beautiful plant that looks like bamboo but is actually a perennial grass. It is very tight clumping which makes it a good screener or feature plant.
A fast growing hardy shrub with large glossy leaves. A fantastic screening plant between neighbours. Can be pruned to desired shape and height. Fragrant flowers during Summer which also attract birds. Tolerant to high wind and light frost.