Pampas Grass (Cortaderia selloana)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 5-10 feet (1.5-3 meters)
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: All species of the genus are characterized by sharp serrations on the leaves
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Tan
Bloom Size: Over 12"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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It grows in my area. by yurikashtanov Jan 13, 2013 4:23 PM 3
Grass - non native by Arico Aug 28, 2020 11:18 AM 9
Unknown plant by Huckleberry Sep 28, 2019 9:42 AM 6
What's Blooming 2017 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Jan 1, 2018 8:14 PM 1,563
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Oct 10, 2020 8:42 PM 133

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