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We're working on a special water system and are looking for some cold hardy bamboo.  We're in NW Montana, at 5200 elevation with pretty long cold winters, but this is in a very large greenhouse, so it takes the edge off for sure.  

I'm curious if anyone knows of varieties that may thrive in a colder climate- and it anyone has some for sale!  Just some fresh rhizomes would suffice, we don't really need started plants.

And if not, we'd be looking for cold-hardy moisture-loving heavy-feeding plant alternatives.
 
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After a little bit more research, I'm leaning towards Fargesia bamboos, being somewhat shorter and extra cold hardy- plus the varieties I've looked at so far are all clumping.  Any leads on plants would be appreciated :)  
 
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