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CORTADERIA selloana 'Pumila'

Commonly known as Pampas grass, Tussock grass

Dwarfer form
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  • Evergreen
    Narrowly linear, mid-green leaves.
  • White
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Ornamental grasses
    Densely-tufted, clump forming perennial. Erect, silvery yellow plumes to 1.5m (5ft)
  • 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 'Pumila'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    CAUTION - sharp leaf edges. One of the smaller cultivars.
    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
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bird friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Cortaderia - Growing Guide
1.5m (5ft)
Ornamental Grass - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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