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Image of Bambusa textilis

Mark A. Miller

(Clumping Bamboo, Kanapaha Weaver's Bamboo, Weaver's Bamboo)

Weaver’s bamboo is a clumping tropical bamboo native to southeastern China. This is popular species for furniture and weaving as well as in the landscape. The selection ‘Kanapaha’ is named for the botanical gardens in Gainesville, Florida where it was found. It is a stunning plant with powder-blue culms which are very tall growing.

All bamboos are grasses with woody-type stems called culms which are divided into sections ringed with leaf scars at the nodes. Weaver’s bamboo has tall thin-walled...

Image of Bambusa textilis

Mark A. Miller

(Clumping Bamboo, Outlaw Weaver's Bamboo, Weaver's Bamboo)

Weaver’s bamboo is a clumping tropical bamboo native to southeastern China. This is popular species for furniture and weaving as well as in the landscape.

All bamboos are grasses with woody-type stems called culms which are divided into sections ringed with leaf scars at the nodes. Weaver’s bamboo has tall thin-walled culms which gracefully arch. They are smooth with no teeth or spines and branch on the upper half. The culms often emerge green with a bluish or powdery sheath covering. The...

Image of Bambusa vulgaris photo by: Forest & Kim Starr

Forest & Kim Starr

(Clumping Bamboo, Common Bamboo)

Common bamboo is grown and naturalized throughout the subtropical and tropical regions of the world. It is native to SE Asia. This bamboo is used in construction of everything from structures to boats to musical instruments. It has long been cultivated for medicinal uses and is favored as an ornamental for screens and hedges. Common bamboo is not used as a vegetable or animal fodder.

All bamboos are grasses with woody-type stems called culms which are divided into sections ringed with leaf...

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Carol Cloud Bailey

(Clumping Bamboo, Common Bamboo, Painted Bamboo)

Common bamboo ‘Vittata’ is valued as an ornamental species. It bears golden yellow culms with thing dark green vertical lines or striations.

Common bamboo is grown and naturalized throughout the subtropical and tropical regions of the world. It is native to SE Asia. This bamboo is used in construction of everything from structures to boats to musical instruments. It has long been cultivated for medicinal uses and is favored as an ornamental for screens and hedges. Common bamboo is not used...

(Burningbush, Kochia)

A fast-growing annual with dense foliage on upright stems, Burning bush is showy in autumn as its leaves turn reddish purple. Native to Eurasia, this species is usually considered a weed elsewhere because it reseeds itself abundantly.

The leaves are thin and oblong or linear, ranging in color from light green to a light gray-green. The soft, fleshy stems are blushed salmon-red and can readily flop or break in a rain or wind downburst. Flowers occur in summer but are inconspicuous. In autumn the...

Image of Bauhinia blakeana photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Blake's Butterfly Tree, Chinese Orchid Tree, Hong Kong Orchid Tree)

One of the most beautiful and serviceable of the orchid trees, Hong Kong orchid tree is sterile and a putative hybrid between two Southeast Asian bauhinias. (Some scientists believe it is a hybrid between Bauhinia purpurea and B. variegata, but they have been unable to duplicate the cross.) It grows to become a broad, spreading small tree and produces loads of variable deep pink blooms from fall to winter. Choose it as a specimen for drier tropical and subtropical gardens and landscapes.

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Emerald Carousel™ Barberry)

Emerald Carousel™ barberry is a hybrid cross between Berberis thunbergii and Berberis koreana. This rounded shrub has graceful arching branches that bear yellow flower clusters in the spring. Its foliage is lustrous, deep green and turns dark red to purple in early fall through to late autumn. Bright red berries are produced along its stems and are held into winter until they are eaten by birds. This is a thorny shrub that prefers full sun and is tolerant of most soils. It is commonly used for hedges...

Image of Berberis amurensis photo by: Russell Stafford

Russell Stafford

(Amur Barberry)

Fragrant blossoms and fiery fall foliage are highlights of the Amur barberry. This deciduous shrub is native to thickets and sparse woodlands in northeastern Asia, from China and Japan up into Russian Siberia. The twigs are pale yellow to gray and lined with clusters of three-tipped spines.

The green leaves are oval with eyelash-like hairs on their edges. The leaf comprises three leaflets that are held directly on the twig. In mid- to late spring, dangling clusters of fragrant yellow flowers...

(Boxleaf Barberry)

Boxleaf barberry is a thorny, evergreen shrub that may be semi-evergreen where winters are particularly cold and harsh. This native of Chile and Argentina tolerates a wide variety of conditions but is happiest in locations with full sun and evenly moist soils. Its small orange-yellow flowers bloom profusely in spring. By fall, it has an abundance of dark purple berries that persist through to winter and are eaten by birds. This attractive shrub is useful in hedge and foundation plantings.

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JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Dwarf Boxleaf Barberry)

Dwarf boxleaf barberry is a slow growing evergreen plant, though it may be semi-evergreen where winters are harsh. This native of Chile and Argentina blooms heavily in the spring with small dark orange-yellow, fragrant flowers. These are followed by purple berry-like fruits. This shrub is tolerant of a wide variety of conditions but is happiest in a sunny, evenly moist location. Dwarf boxleaf barberry makes a nice low hedge or could be used in the rock garden.