Himalayacalamus porcatus

The Nepalese Blue Bamboo comes from the Himalayas and has blue-grey finger size culms.

Himalayacalamus porcatus

Himalayacalamus falconeri ‘Damarapa’

Candy Stripe Bamboo

Is the most spectacular of the coloured bamboos with green, white and pink striations.

Himalayacalamus falconeri ‘Damarapa’ at trebah

Himalayacalamus hookerianus

Rare in cultivation. Culms have blue wax turning to dark blue to purple as temperatures approach freezing. Introduced from Darjeeling to Kew in 1896.

Himalayacalamus hookerianus at trebah