Alphonse Karr (Bambusa multiplex)

This plant has tight clumps of yellow with green striping. New clumps have a reddish blush color, especially when exposed to a lot of sun. Provides excellent screening, and is non-invasive.

Size: Can get up to 35' tall, with a diameter of about 1.5". Grows quickly, like most bamboos.

Light: Full sun to partial shade.