LATIN NAME: CORTADERIA SELLOANA
Ornamental grass with showy, white 30-inch plumes held above narrow, sharp-edged foliage that forms large clumps. Good, natural-looking screen/windbreak or landscape accent. Flowers can be dried.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun
Amount of Water: Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Soil Conditions: Adaptable to most soils; Prefers dry, well-drained soil; Not tolerant of overly wet soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-11
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Pruning time: winter.