Bambusa multiplex (hedge bamboo) - A clumping species of bamboo to 20 feet that is ideal for use as a screen or hedge because of its dense branching habit and small, closely spaced, feathery foliage. Zones 8 - 10.
Bambusa multiplex 'Alphonse Karr' - Has attractive culms up to 35 feet tall and 1½ inches in diameter that are bright yellow with showy, contrasting, vertical, green stripes.
Bambusa multiplex forma riviereorum (chinese goddess bamboo) - A semi-dwarf, clumping bamboo to 12 feet with closely spaced, ½ inch diameter, solid culms and small, "feathery" foliage. It is hardy to 12 degrees Fahrenheit and does best in full sun.
Bambusa multiplex forma riviereorum 'Tiny Fern' - A diminutive sport of the above with culms of only 3 feet in height and 1/8th inch in diameter that support many fern like leaves to less than 1 inch in length.
Bambusa oldhamii (oldham timber bamboo) - A giant, clumping, timber bamboo with impressive culms up to 55 feet tall and 5 inches in diameter. Zones 8 - 10.
Bambusa ventricosa (buddha's belly bamboo) - Thick walled culms to 50 feet tall and 2½ inches in diameter with zig-zag, swollen internodes resembling "bellies" near the base. Zones 8 - 10.
Shibataea kumasaca (ruscus leaf bamboo) - A very unique bamboo up to 7 feet tall with short, broad leaves that are borne on petioles rather than having sheaths. zones 6 - 9.