Fargesia scabrida, also known as Asian Wonder, is a bamboo originating in China. It is a versatile and easy bamboo: medium sized and non-invasive. Its leaves are long but thin and green coloured. They grow on the erect stems which are purple at first and turn deep green upon maturing. Fargesia scabrida grows best in a half sunny spot, but can grow in shade or full sun as well. It is a hardy bamboo suited for a hedge, wind shield or as a potted plant.
Colour of the stems: purple to green
Maximum height: +/- 250-350 cm
Suitable as a hedge: yes