Fargesia scabrida 'Asian Wonder' comes from the Sichuan province of China. It is an attractive, medium-sized bamboo with an upright, clumping, non-invasive habit. The leaves are long and narrow, medium green in color and on erect stems that are purple at first and deep olive green when mature. The bracts of the culms are a beautiful orange-brown. This bamboo likes a position in partial shade, shade or full sun and a fresh, well-drained, airy and fertile soil.