Cortaderia selloana


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Cortaderia selloana

a perennial reed-like plant with a large, silvery inflorescence, up to 10 ft high; used mainly as an ornamental but also as supplement to pasture; grows best in warm climates. Very palatable. Called also pampas grass.
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THE dwarf pampas, Cortaderia selloana Pumila, which grows to just over 4ft tall, makes a striking backdrop to the showy bright-coloured blooms of the late red hot poker, Kniphofia linearifolia, which tower up to a spectacular 5ft in height.
Cortaderia selloana - choose the variegated form for a stunning architectural plant that stays where it is put.
APAMPAS grass is enjoying a revival, and for containers there is a dwarf variety Cortaderia selloana Splendid Star that is worthy of pride of place on a sunny patio.