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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

CORTADERIA

Commonly known as Pampas grass, Tussock grass

AUG-NOV

Well-known plume-grass rising from dense tussocks of rough or sharp narrowly linear leaves.

Genus of 25 species of evergreen or semi-evergreen, perennial grasses from grassland, often near water, in New Zealand, New Guinea and South America.

Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - or semi evergreen perennial grasses.
  • Ornamental grasses - dense tussocks with stout stems carrying plume-like silver, gold or rose pink flower panicles.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - CAUTION - leaves have sharp edges. Good for dried flower arrangements. Wildlife plant. Overwintered plumes are loved by sparrows for lining for nests.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - New Zealand, New Guinea, South America
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Bog garden -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wet or boggy soil
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Cortaderia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of CORTADERIA

CORTADERIA richardii   AWARD

CORTADERIA richardii  >


Commonly known as: Toetoe, Tussock grass.
Densely tufted New Zealand species with creamy-white plumes which last well into winter
£13.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CORTADERIA selloana

CORTADERIA selloana  >


Commonly known as: Pampas grass, Tussock grass.
(argentea) - tall growing, white flower spikes. This variety will grow virtually anywhere but is most vigorous in or beside a bog
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CORTADERIA selloana 'Gold Band'

CORTADERIA selloana 'Gold Band'  >


Commonly known as: Pampas grass, Tussock grass.
(AM form) yellow variegated leaves
£15.50 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CORTADERIA selloana 'Pumila'  AWARD

CORTADERIA selloana 'Pumila'  >


Commonly known as: Pampas grass, Tussock grass.
Dwarfer form
£14.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

CORTADERIA selloana 'Rendatleri'

CORTADERIA selloana 'Rendatleri'  >


Commonly known as: Pampas grass, Tussock grass.
Tall growing, pink flowers
£14.50 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

CORTADERIA selloana 'Sunningdale Silver'  AWARD

CORTADERIA selloana 'Sunningdale Silver'  >


Commonly known as: Pampas grass, Tussock grass.
Tall growing silvery foliage, large white flower
£14.50 each
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.

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