Other Common Names: Fountain Bamboo, Blue Fountain
Average Height: 13 Feet
Average diameter: 3/4 Inch
Zone: 5-9 (Hardy to -15 degrees Fahrenheit- Will not survive in high heat/humidity)
Light Requirements: Shade or Partial Sun
Best Use: Clumping, Decoration, Container, Cold Hardy
Blue Fountain is a cold hardy clumping bamboo from China. It has delicate canes and feathery leaves. Blue fountain is a cold hardy variety named for the purple coloration that is seen on the canes of mature plants. This is a great choice for a garden piece or to grow in a container. If you want to use a clumping bamboo to form a screen or fence, it is possible, but it will take quite awhile with this particular variety.