Looking at bamboo

Very few words again today.

Just another look at the springtime bamboo in my garden.


Shoots are so exciting and beautiful:

as is the fresh, clean foliage:

and the new culms, vibrant and tender, picking up accents of red and purple from sun exposure:

Although most of those red tones will soon fade and the electric green will mellow and yellow with age, I certainly do enjoy them right now.

I hope you do too.


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Andrea  – (April 19, 2012 at 8:38 AM)  

Mr Bambooman, your collection of bamboos are really beautiful and interesting. Do you also have the vegetable shoot producing bamboo?

Gerhard Bock (Succulents and More)  – (April 19, 2012 at 10:40 AM)  

I have some bamboo activity in my garden but we're at least 2 weeks behind compared to last year.

Christine @ The Gardening Blog  – (April 19, 2012 at 5:31 PM)  

I can see why you love bamboo so much! Beautiful shots.

Steve Lau  – (April 19, 2012 at 8:46 PM)  

Cool. How big in diameter is the atrovaginata?

I'm expecting my bamboos to emerge approximately 4-5 weeks after yours.

Matthew  – (April 20, 2012 at 6:02 AM)  

Wow, beautiful pictures! Shooting season sure is magical!

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