Cortaderia selloana

Cortaderia selloana

Plant type


Common name
Erba della Pampas




  • Perennials

    Sun Exposition

  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Evergreen

    Flower Colour

  • Non significant

    Flowering Period

  • 08-August
  • 10-October
  • 09-September

    Climatic Zone

  • 8

    Continent of Origin

  • Sud America

Origin: South America

Botanical characteristics: It is an evergreen bushy perennial grass that forming large bushes. It has long ribbon-like nodding leaves with rough edges. In late summer it produces long panicles of silvery white feathery inflorescences that persist on the plant for a long time

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It prefers fertile and well-drained soils in full sun.

Use: It is used as isolated species in meadows, borders and then for flower arrangements.