@@Pleioblastus Fortunei (Van Hou.) Nakai

Kyoto Rakusai Bamboo Park
"Chigo" means a boy and a girl, because of a generic name of children.
So that, this species is small size and meaning lovely, may be.

Culm is about 40cm high and it can be shortened by prunning.
Leaves are very beautiful as many white stripes in green colored leaf.
Especially, more beautiful in new leaves just after opened.

It is popular to be planted into pots as decoration.
And, useful to plant for ground cover and for one point plantation beside garden stone.