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Cortaderia [Pampas grass]

Genus: Cortaderia.

Species: Cortaderia selloana.

I've got 2 young ones. 1 planted 2006 and 1 in 2007. They both managed 1 flower each last year, but sadly the snow broke them down.
The one in front garden did not survive it's first winter.
The one at back was OK for 2 winters, and in Spring 2009 was showing no sign of life. I decided I did not want such a dead looking clump in the middle of the garden so I moved it to a shadier and more sheltered spot in the side garden. Surprisingly it has gradually produced some growth so I will leave it there to see whether it does better.

Photos of this plant

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