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PlantFiles: Pampas Grass
Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea'

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Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cortaderia (kor-tuh-DEER-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: selloana (sel-lo-AH-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rosea

4 vendors have this plant for sale.

7 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
White/Near White
Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jamie68 On Sep 22, 2006, jamie68 from Vancouver, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have had this plant in the garden for 3 years, and finally got to see the lovely tall, graceful "flower" stalks and their unusual dusky rose/pink color. Well worth the wait!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Quincy, Florida
Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
Millington, Tennessee
Vancouver, Washington



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