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Family: PoaceaeMain Season: All YearFlower Colour: BrownLeaf Colour: Blue/grey/silverFoliage: EvergreenPosition: SunSoil Type: Dry, well drainedHeight: 1.2m to 1.8m (4' to 6')RHS Award of Garden Merit: RHS Award of Garden MeritPeat Free? YesHardiness Guide: RHS H6 minimum -15C to -20CPot Size: 1.4L
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A recent introduction from Kurt Bluemel. Dwarf growth to only 1.4m. Steely grey foliage and warm buff flowers from July (rather than October as with other cultivars). Full sun, evergreen.
Syn. Lamprothyrsus hieronymi. Very pretty miniature pampas with grossy green arching leaves and silvery plumes of flowers to 1.5m from spring until autumn. Drained soil in sun.
Cortaderia selloana 'Icalma'£7.50
Probably of wild origin this form of Pampas Grass makes tidy clumps of blue-green leaves and produces early flowers to 2m in July. Drained soil in sun.