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Cortaderia richardii

To swap with Laura Naylor

This grower is not too sure of this plant identification.

This is a cortaderia, but I am unsure of the variety. Possibly a smaller form than the usual giant type.

Pot Size
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Cortaderia richardii

Common names

Pampas grass, Toe toe


Cortaderia richardii (Pampas grass). A course tall perennial grass native to South America, NZ & New Guinea. Foliage is very showy and plumy. The leaves are crowded at the base.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Cortaderia richardii | Bath, Somerset, BA1 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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    Perennials, sub-tropical plants where hardy at USDA zone 8, ornamental grasses, sempervivums, bulbs, corms, rhizomes.

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