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botanical name:
Cortaderia selloana 'Splendid Star'
Cortaderia selloana 'Splendid Star' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Pampas Grass
family:  Poaceae
characteristics: grass, evergreen
height: 0.90m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 6 to 10
description:
Dwarf Pampas Grass with bright yellow variegated leaves. Panicles of white flowers in August or September.

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.

propagation:
By division.

usage:
Can be grown in containers

other notes:
Sport of Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila' discovered in 1998 and introduced by Bert Verhoef of Hazerswoude, Holland.

Leaves have very sharp edges.
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