Cortaderia selloana


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Related to Cortaderia selloana: pampas grass
  • noun

Synonyms for Cortaderia selloana

tall perennial grass of pampas of South America having silvery plumes and growing in large dense clumps

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N H * * 52 Cortaderia selloana N GH * * 53 Echinodorus argentinensis N H * * Rataj.
In particular, Cortaderia selloana 'Aureolineata' stands out as a superb example, with its very long yellow-margined leaves that move gracefully, even in the gentlest of breezes.
IT isn't always necessary to cut back grasses but it they're out of control and looking tatty you can tidy up the plants and remove the bleached flower stalks and foliage of large ornamental grasses such as Cortaderia selloana (pampas grass) and Miscanthus.
Worth trying too is the relatively small Cortaderia selloana Pumila.