Variegated bamboos come in different forms. Some are running while others are clumping bamboos.
In this article, we list 5 variegated clumping bamboo plants that grow well in the UK.
We arrange the bamboos by culms and leaves variegation to make it easy for our readers to identify them.
Quick facts about variegated bamboosThis group of special bamboo plants have two features in common.
- Great pot and garden plants.
- Can be either running or clumping.
- Have either culms or leaves variegation.
- Come in various sizes, shapes and colours.
- Have white, green, yellow, or various stripes on leaves and culms.
5 Clumping variegated bamboo plants UKClumping variegated bamboos grow well in the garden and pots.
1. Sasa Veitchii - variegated bambooThis clumping variegated bamboo has very large leaves.
2. Bambusa multiplex Alphonso-KarAlso called the Alphonso-Kar Bamboo. This clumping variegated bamboo has fine green stripes that contrast beautifully with its yellow culms.
3. Arundinaria viridistriata ‘Pleioblastus’A beautiful dwarf bamboo with variegated leaves, a desirable garden and a pot plant.
4. Pleioblastus variegatus - variegated bambooAlso called the White Stripe Bamboo or dwarf bamboo.
5. Fargesia Robusta PingwuA thick foliage clumping bamboo with variegated culms that are upright, turning green to yellow when mature.
Growing variegated bamboo plantsThe variegated bamboos add colour and statement where they grow.
- Take a look at the stripy colours of the culms and leaves from the 10 running and clumping variegated bamboos.
- Match the colours to the colours of your garden, patio, balcony, porch, planter, etc.
- Then, choose the right bamboo that you think is best for your garden.
Crocus is a UK retailer that supplies variegated bamboos.
Running vs clumping bamboos, UKWe collected data for over 70 running and clumping bamboos that grow well in the UK climate at gardenbambooplants.com.
Variegated clumping bamboo plants UKVariegated bamboos are spectacular garden and pot plants. Their culms and leaves have stripes ( or spots) that contrast with natural colours.
If you want to grow them in the garden or in pots, check out crocus.co.uk.