Bambusa multiplex Alphonse Karr is a green striped yellow bamboo that forms dense large clumps. The culmns are bright yellow with alternating, vertical, green stripes. New shoots are often tinted pink or red when exposed to high sunlight. Alphonse Karr makes a splendid hedge or colorful garden specimen. This is a most attractive clumping bamboo. Does well in pots, very popular, and a cinch to grow.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!