Category: grass

Pampas grass

Cortaderia selloana commonly known as Pampas grass is a tall grass native to South America. It forms dense clumps and can grow with fascinating speed if growing conditions are optimal. Cortaderia selloana likes to grow in full sun and can handle drought quite well. Pampas grass forms showy plumes on up to 3 m tall […]

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Arundo donax – Versicolor

Arundo donax is tall perennial cane that grows up to 6 m tall, but can grow even taller in optimal conditions with enough moisture and as much sun as possible. It grows in all kinds of soil types, can tolerate dry and wet soil, withstands polluted waste water contaminated soil and soil salinity. Arundo donax […]

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Arundo donax

On my trip to Tunisia, I took stem of relatively thin but mature Arundo donax plant. I didn’t have high expectations for it to survive, but I kept it. When I got back, I buried it into damp peat moss / pine bark mix and soon first shoots emerged. Almost every node started growing shoot […]

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