CORTADERIA selloana 'Gold Band'

Commonly known as Pampas grass, Tussock grass

(AM form) yellow variegated leaves
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly linear, arching leaves, 2m (6½ft) or more long, age to dark golden-yellow.
  • White
  • Height
    2.2m (7ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Ornamental grasses
    Densely tufted, clump forming perennial
  • 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 'Gold Band'

 
  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    Syn. 'Aureolineata'. CAUTION - sharp leaf edges.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Temperate South America
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Pyramidal or oblong panicles 45-90cm (18-36in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bird friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Cortaderia - Growing Guide
2.2m (7ft)
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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