Oldhamii: Tall upright screen
Gracilis: 2 story upright screen
Chungii: Beautiful new blue stems on upright screen
For varieties suitable to grow in suburban yards, clumping bamboo is best planted with 1 to 1.5m spaces between each plant.
When purchasing plants on the internet, it can be quite confusing, and often misleading when the product price is defined by the different pot or bag sizes.
It is best to dig the hole about twice the size of the container that the plant is coming out of. However, if the bamboo plant is advanced in a large container this may be a little excessive.