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Pleioblastus shibuyanus ‘Tsuboi’

Poaceae (Gramineae)
Bamboo, Ground covers

From Japan. This aggressively running bamboo grows to 4 ft. tall, with 1/2-in. stems. Green leaves have light yellow variegation. Looks good all year. May be pruned into a low groundcover or hedge. Also good in containers.

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