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Himalayacalamus hookerianus (photo courtesy of Joshua McCullough/PhytoPhoto)
Himalayacalamus hookerianus (photo courtesy of Joshua McCullough/PhytoPhoto)

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Himalayacalamus hookerianus

Blue Bamboo

Bamboo

Culms are sky blue with white powder, sometimes developing a reddish blush. Medium-large blue-green leaves. A spectacular specimen plant for partial shade. Controlled height is to 10–15 ft. Uncontrolled height is to 18–22 ft. Growth habit: II. Stem diameter is to 1 in. Hardiness is to 20°F (–7°C).

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