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Lewis Bamboo


  • Scientific Name: Fargesia Dracocephala 'Rufa'
  • Sunlight: Sun to Shade
  • Maximum Height: 10 feet
  • Maximum Diameter: 0.5 inch
  • Minimum Temperature: -10 °F
Regular price $64.00 USD
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Characteristics of Fargesia Dracocephala 'Rufa'

Small, cold hardy clumping or non invasive bamboo that makes a great specimen plant. Unlike running bamboos, clumping bamboos stay contained and do not spread far outside of the original planting.

Fargesia Dracocephala 'Rufa' is a beautiful small green cold hardy clumping (non invasive) bamboo that has a vase shape form. Great plant for a specimen planting but slow to form a privacy screen. One of the hardiest of all the clumping species making it a good specimen plant for landscape or small, urban gardens.

Planting locations in hot afternoon sunlight exposure (southern states) should be avoided in climate zones 7.

'Rufa' is from Sichuan and also known as Gansu 95-1. It produces early shoots and can be very hardy.

Plant introduction was in 1995

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