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Himalayacalamus falconeri ‘Damarapa’ (Noble bamboo)

Himalayacalamus falconeri ‘Damarapa’ Photo/Illustration: Steve Aiken


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Himalayacalamus falconeri ‘Damarapa’ Common Name: Noble bamboo Synonyms: Arundinaria falconeri, Drepanostachyum falconeri, Thamnocalamus falconeri Genus: Himalayacalamus
This perennial bamboo has dense clumps of smooth, olive-green, hollow, glossy culms, stained purple at the nodes, and linear, blue-green leaves to 6 inches long.
Care: Grow in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in sun or dappled shade. Where hardy, grow as specimen plants in a woodland or wild garden, or in containers.
Propagation: Divide in early spring.
Problems: Infrequent.
Height 15 ft. to 30 ft.
Spread 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Dry to Medium
Characteristics Showy Foliage
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Style Woodland Garden
Type Perennials

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