Blue bamboo New Century

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Blue bamboo New Century

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:15 am

Just picked up one of these for £7 along with another called Pillar and a red one, all Fargesias.

Anyone growing these?

cordyman

Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by cordyman » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:03 am

no but we need some PICS!

I was going to buy a Borinda last year, but hardiness put me off

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:11 am

I'm still out shopping!

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by cordyman » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:14 am

I'm jealous drunken_smilie1 :lol:

I adore Fargesias, so well behaved, never seen the blue ones though!

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by cordyman » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:15 am

Just had a look on Mulu as they have a great selection of boo's, but can't see this one, although there are some new varieties i've not seen before

http://www.mulu.co.uk/search.asp?types= ... n+Invasive

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:34 am

£7!

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Oct 11, 2013 1:49 pm

Some pics. Great plants for £7 each!
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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by Mr List » Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:39 pm

is that from hampsons plant world?

they got any new exotic trees in ?

ps
do you get the 444 from wakefield to leeds ever kris?
it stops right outside rothwell garden centre going both ways.

they had just got a new batch of mahonia soft caress, as well as other things last time I was there.

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by Adam D » Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:13 pm

Great value finds!

The blue one sounds interesting. Can you see any blue on it now?

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Oct 11, 2013 7:05 pm

Mr List wrote:is that from hampsons plant world?

they got any new exotic trees in ?

ps
do you get the 444 from wakefield to leeds ever kris?
it stops right outside rothwell garden centre going both ways.

they had just got a new batch of mahonia soft caress, as well as other things last time I was there.

Yes all from Hampsons, fresh in. Although nothing else new, good sized cordys for £20.

Cheers for the heads up about the Mahonia, I picked one up last week. :)
Adam D wrote:Great value finds!

The blue one sounds interesting. Can you see any blue on it now?
Not really I think I'll have to wait for mature culms to develop next year.

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by fern Rob » Fri Oct 11, 2013 7:31 pm

Great haul.

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by miketropic » Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:40 am

VERY interested to see if the culms color up as the pics shows..if they do I'll take a division or 2 :lol:. Ive always wondered if candy cane bamboo and chocolate bamboo color up as they say also..great buys even if they don't. Bamboo just isnt for sale like that here in the states

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by cordyman » Sat Oct 12, 2013 10:47 am

Great buys Kris

Mike i'll get some pics of my Jiuzhaigou soon and show you the colouration

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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by sanatic1234 » Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:50 am

I don't know the name of this bamboo renae tagged me in her picture a few years ago now on facebook, but this looks to be a blue bamboo. It is very impressive. I wonder if you have the same one kris?
EDIT: She did mention the name sorry. Old Hamii
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Re: Blue bamboo New Century

Post by miketropic » Sat Oct 12, 2013 12:17 pm

blue henon is the only one I know of that makes a nice blue culm

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