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15th February, we are pleased to say that the nursery and gardens are open to visitors. We are also still offering click and collect orders from the website. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes.

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
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • 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
  • 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 -
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  • 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'  >


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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