Bamboo is a dramatic specimen plant when grown in a large container (where it can't escape). It makes a perfect, fast-growing screen. -- Name: Phyllostachys aurea -- Size: To 20 feet or more -- Growing Conditions: Full sun and moist, but well-drained soil
Contemporary landscape by Integration Design Studio, Landscape Architects: concrete planter box for privacy screen plants. If you can contain bamboo in the concrete container, this would be an awesome privacy screen.
A curved fence with lacquered black supports has a large gate that opens up to expose the backyard, complete with a beautiful aqua pool. The forested lot has plants growing right up to the fence, embracing the natural look favored by Japanese gardens.