CORTADERIA

Commonly known as Pampas grass, Tussock grass

AUG-NOV

Well-known plumes in silver, gold or rose-pink rising from dense tussocks of rough or sharp narrowly linear leaves.

CAUTION - sharp-edged 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
  • Semi-evergreen
    Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Ornamental grasses
  • 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.
    Place of origin
    New Zealand, New Guinea, South America
  • 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

 
£16.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2024 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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 'Pumila'

CORTADERIA selloana 'Pumila'

Pampas grass, Tussock grass

dwarfer form

 
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£15.50 each 
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CORTADERIA selloana 'Sunningdale Silver'

CORTADERIA selloana 'Sunningdale Silver'

Pampas grass, Tussock grass

tall growing silvery foliage, large white flower

 
£16.50 each 
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Available again from March 2024 - New stock in early spring.
CORTADERIA selloana 'Rosea'

CORTADERIA selloana 'Rosea'

Pampas grass, Tussock grass

pronounced pink flowers

 
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