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botanical name:
Cortaderia selloana 'Rendatleri'
Cortaderia selloana 'Rendatleri' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pampas Grass
family:  Poaceae
characteristics: grass, evergreen
height: 2.70m
width: 2.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: pink
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
description:
Forms large evergreen clumps of very narrow, arching grey-green leaves. Tall stems bear feathery silvery-pink flower plumes from late July through to October.

cultivation:
Well-drained, reasonably fertile soil in full sun or a little part shade. On heavy clay soils improve drainage by adding grit. Generally adaptable, tough and easy to grow. Drought tolerant.

Cut back old foliage in late winter or early spring.

other notes:
Leaves have very sharp edges.
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