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
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly linear, arching, glaucous, mid-green leaves to 2.5m (8ft) long.
  • White
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft) with stems to 3m (10ft) or more.
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft) or more.
  • Ornamental grasses
    Densely-tufted, clump-forming perennial. Spikelets on erect stems. Often pink- or purple-flushed.
  • Tall Shrub
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

CORTADERIA selloana

 
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  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    CAUTION - sharp leaf edges. Wildlife plant. Much loved by sparrows for nest lining.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Temperate South America
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Pyramidal or oblong panicles 45-90cm (18-36in) long
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
  • Wildlife
    Bird friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Cortaderia - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft) with stems to 3m (10ft) or more.
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft) or more.
 

Buy Varieties of CORTADERIA selloana

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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