love the bamboo and the grey.HINT: to prevent bamboos infamous spread, plant bamboo within planters. The roots are then contained and cannot form running shoots throughout your yard. and the neighbors yard.
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