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.
An ornamental bamboo with a slightly weeping growth habit. Good for producing shade or as a feature. Can also be used for privacy screening.
A beautiful dense ornamental with cream striped leaves. One of the best hedging bamboos due to the thick and uniform bushy foliage.
A nice upright, tight clumping bamboo. Great for privacy screens or feature. Dark green culms with white striations.
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 nice bamboo with straight strong (near solid) culms and edible shoots. It has a very tight clumping growth habit and slightly weeping tops with lush foliage. Some of the culms may have a cream striation on the lower inter-nodes.
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 straight, thin walled ornamental bamboo. The Glabra is much like the Textilis, but with more predominant white on the lower parts of the internodes giving the plant a stripy appearance.
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.
Yellow culms with green striations and cream striped leaves. Being related to the Ventricosa (Buddha's Belly), this bamboo has the potential to develop the short swollen internodes, but it tends to be quite rare and only in certain growing conditions.
Under harsh conditions, this bamboo develops short swollen internodes - hence its name 'Buddha's Belly'. Not to be confused with 'Giant Buddha's Belly' (B. Vulgaris cv. Wamin).
A magnificent looking bamboo with enormous straight culms which are covered in velvet-like hair. Grown commercially for timber and edible shoots.If you have the space, then it makes a stunning feature plant. Best suited to acreage due to its giant size.
Green culms that turn black with age. A vigorous grower with thick walled culms which produces good quality timber. Edible shoots.
A beautiful bamboo with light green culms, tidy upright growth habit and large leaves. The main feature of this bamboo (apart from its beauty) is the sweet tasting shoots. It is by far one of the best bamboos for edible shoots.
Light green culms striped with darker green. Large leaves with occasional yellow stripes. A magnificent ornamental with good edible shoots.
A large bamboo with small leaves, and a very branchy and bushy growth habit. The culms are erect with weeping tops. The small leaves gives it a 'fluffy' appearance which makes it look great when viewed from a distance.
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.
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.