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Cortaderia Selloana Rosea - Pampas Grass

    Cortaderia Selloana Rosea - Pampas Grass

    Cortaderia Selloana Rosea, also known as Pink Pampas Grass, is a stunning ornamental grass that adds a touch of beauty to any landscape. This cultivar is a variation of the more common white pampas grass, and is known for its unique and eye-catching pink plumes that emerge in late summer and continue through fall. Its long, slender leaves create a beautiful contrast with the plumes, making it a popular choice for gardens and landscapes.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 6-8 ft (183-244 cm)
    • Spread: 6-8 ft (183-244 cm)
    • Flower color: Pink
    • Flowering period: Late summer to fall
    • Foliage: Long, slender leaves with a blue-green hue
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining soil, prefers sandy soil, pH 6.0-7.5
    • Hardiness Zone: 8

    Cortaderia Selloana Rosea is a versatile grass that can be used in a variety of ways in the landscape. Its tall stature and attractive plumes make it an ideal choice for adding vertical interest to the garden, as a backdrop for shorter plants or as a specimen plant. It also works well as a privacy screen or windbreak, and can be used in large containers for a dramatic effect.

    Cortaderia Selloana Rosea is a hardy and low-maintenance plant, making it a popular choice for busy gardeners. It is drought tolerant and can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions, as long as the soil is well-draining. The pink plumes add a pop of color to the landscape, while the grass itself provides an interesting texture and movement.

    Companion Plants:
    • Perovskia - atriplicifolia 'Little Spire' : The tall and airy stems of Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire' can provide a nice textural contrast to the fluffy plumes of Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea'.
    • Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus': The vibrant pink flowers of Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' can complement the pinkish hue of Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea'.
    • Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln': The dense clumps of Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' can contrast nicely with the airy texture of Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea'.

    Care Instructions:
    Cortaderia Selloana Rosea is a low-maintenance plant that requires little care once established. It prefers full sun and well-draining soil. Water regularly until established, then water only during prolonged droughts. Cut back dead or damaged leaves in early spring and prune back the plumes in late winter or early spring to encourage new growth.

    Final Thoughts:
    Cortaderia Selloana Rosea is a stunning ornamental grass that adds a touch of elegance to any landscape. Its unique pink plumes and attractive foliage make it a popular choice among gardeners. With its low-maintenance nature and versatility, it is a great addition to any garden or landscape.