Many of the popular varieties are considering running bamboo. Running bamboo can be very destructive if not used right or contained using elaborate underground barriers. There are also many clumping style bamboos, which are far less risky and very useful in the landscape. Unlike grasses, bamboo plants are typically considered expensive since they are slow growing. Once established, bamboo can be very attractive. Kennedy's does not stock a large selection of bamboo for prices reasons, but we have local sources for them.