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SUNNY BORDER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

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Pleioblastus pygmaeus   

A dwarf bamboo with lush, bluish green foliage growing 18-36" tall. It is a vigorous grower that is useful planted on steep embankments for erosion control. 

 
    Common Name:Dwarf Bamboo
    Hardiness Zones:5-8
    Exposure:  
    Native:No
    Deer Resistant:Yes
 
Growing Tips: Plant where soil is moist and high in organic matter.

About Pleioblastus: This bamboo is not invasive but can be aggressive, while being easy to keep in check. Nice choice for rock or alpine gardens, troughs or planted in the front of the border. It can be very effective as a groundcover.