Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea'
More About Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea'
- Panicles up to 90 cm of feathery light pink flowers produce tan seeds
- Coarse green leaves up to 200 cm long, arching from tall sturdy stalks, turn white in the winter
- Dark green leaves have razor-sharp edges
- Seed heads decorative in cut or dried arrangements
- Bloom Time: August to October
- Grass Type: Warm Season
Warm Season Grasses: These grasses are much slower starting in the spring. They do not push new growth until temperatures warm in early to midsummer. They flower later in the summer or fall with most blooms remaining into the winter. Most warm season grasses tolerate heat, humidity and drought; some even thrive in these conditions.
Pink Pampas Grass Growing and Maintenance Tips
This plant is native to southern South America. It grows best in full sun and a fertile, moist soil, but can tolerate a range of soils and some drought, once established. Plant crowns need protection from winter wind and cold. Prune foliage in early spring to make way for new growth.
Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall
Landscape usesScreening (privacy)