CORTADERIA

Commonly known as Pampas grass, Tussock grass

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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

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CORTADERIA richardii

CORTADERIA richardii

Toetoe, Tussock grass

densely tufted New Zealand species with creamy-white plumes which last well into winter

 
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CORTADERIA selloana

CORTADERIA selloana

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

 
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CORTADERIA selloana 'Gold Band'

CORTADERIA selloana 'Gold Band'

Pampas grass, Tussock grass

(AM form) yellow variegated leaves

 
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CORTADERIA selloana 'Pumila'

CORTADERIA selloana 'Pumila'

Pampas grass, Tussock grass

dwarfer form

 
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CORTADERIA selloana 'Sunningdale Silver'

CORTADERIA selloana 'Sunningdale Silver'

Pampas grass, Tussock grass

tall growing silvery foliage, large white flower

 
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CORTADERIA selloana 'Rosea'

CORTADERIA selloana 'Rosea'

Pampas grass, Tussock grass

glistening pink plumes

 
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