No items found.

Fargesia sp. 'Scabrida' 'Silver Dragon'

Silver Dragon

Max/Avg Height (ft.): 14, 12

Diameter: 0.5-0.75 inch

Hardiness: 0° F

USDA Zones: 7-9, Not recommended for climates with a lot of intense heat or high summer humidity (including most of the southern USA)

This new bamboo has all best characteristics of Fargesia sp. 'Scabrida' but with a beautiful emergence of white leaf variegation in the spring shooting season from April through July.  Not heavily variegated, but does provide a nice frosting of bright foliage. By mid summer the white stripes fade to a darker bluish-green and look much like the parent Fargesia sp. 'Scabrida'. Discovered at Bamboo Garden as a mutation of the original plant. Gradually, through careful cultivation, the striping stabilized and now we are offering this unique new cultivar to the ornamental market. A shade-loving clumping bamboo that provides exciting colors and graceful, airy leaf texture. New Release!

Email Us

Plant Name


1 to 3 ft


2 to 4 ft


4 to 7 ft


6 to 12 ft


for height


for height


for height


for height
Mature Height Max / Avg. (ft.) in Zone 8
or Clumping
Zone Range
Light Tolerance
Range (1-5)
*Depends on climate*
Fargesia sp. 'Scabrida' 'Silver Dragon'
14, 12