x Hibanobambusa tranquillans 'Shiroshima'
Large leaves, remaining boldly variegated throughout the year.
Grows vigorously into a dense, rounded bush about 10/12ft. (3.5m) high and on favourable sites tends to spread steadily sideways.
Effective in containers as long as it is watered regularly
Because of its bushy habit, its appearance will not be harmed by trimming to reduce height or width if space is limited.
Suitable for sun or shade.
A very showy specimen plant and also useful for screening, particularly in containers where its spreading nature is a great advantage.
A hybrid with characteristics of both Sasa and Phyllostachys.
Tolerant of trimming.
Has tolerated -20C.
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