Fargesia 'Rufa'

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Dragon's Head Bamboo

USDA Hardiness Zone 6-10

A new, clump-forming variety with orangish-red culm sheaths. This variety has a non-invasive root system. A smaller stature, perfect for a smaller garden, courtyard setting or a large container. This is hardy in the midwest, shooting up new culms each year.

Height

8-10 Feet

Spread

3-8 Feet

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

This bamboo will tolerate sun, but prefers protection from the hot afternoon sun.

Good Companions

Blackberry Lily (Belamcanda chinensis), Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus ), Chinese False Spirea (Astilbe chinensis), Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium nipponicum), Japanese Windflower Anemone (Anemone ), Plantain Lily (Hosta ), False Forget-Me-Not, Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla), Yellow Archangel (Groundcover- Lamiastrum galeobdolon), Lungwort (Pulmonaria saccharata), Dwarf Oriental Lily (Lilium )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Crafts
Dried Flowers
Containers
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Shade
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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