Common Name : heavenly bamboo 'Gulf Stream'Family : BerberidaceaeType : ShrubHabit : ErectHeight : 1-1.5 metresFlower colour : WhiteFlowering from : Julyto AugustFoliage : EvergreenFoliage colour : Green& OrangeHardiness: Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe -20° to -15°Sunlight : Part Shade / Full ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - Winter
A compact, bushy, evergreen shrub to 1.2m tall with pinnate leaves divided into lance-shaped leaflets. New growth emerges a bronze-orange colour in spring turning green with age but often retaining a red-orange flush. In autumn and winter, the foliage turns shades of red and gold. Conical panicles of small white flowers in summer are sometimes followed by red berries.