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Cortaderia Selloana

Botanical Name:

Cortaderia selloana

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Ornamental Grasses and Sedges, Perennial; caespitose; clumped densely. Culms 100-300 cm long. Ligule a fringe of hairs; 3-5 mm long. Leaf-blades 60-200 cm long; 3-12 mm wide; coriaceous; stiff. Leaf-blade margins scabrous.

Flower

Tall, white-silver feathered plumed spiklets, look like feather plume, 1-2' above mound, Lodicules 2; cuneate; fleshy; ciliate. Staminodes present; 0.1-0.3 mm long.

Taxonomy

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Cortaderia

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