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Pampas Grass

Showy Accent Planting


Big, puffy plumes and stately foliage. Grows 5-7 ft. tall and blooms mid to late summer to form an outstanding screen. A favorite for drying—adds grace, texture and height to indoor arrangements. Best in full sun. Potted plants.
  • Zone 7 - 10
  • Height 5 - 7 feet
  • Shade Required Full sun

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  • Botanical Name: Cortaderia selloana
  • Height: 5 - 7 feet
  • Spacing: 4 - 5 feet
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth it is in the pot.
  • Spread: 3 - 4 feet
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Color: Plumes are white
  • Foliage: Long, narrow saw-toothed grass.
  • Blooms: Mid - late Summer
  • Form: Herbaceous perennial, mounded.
  • Flower Form: 1-1/2 to 2 foot panicles on 3 - 5 foot stems.
  • Soil Requirements: Moist, but not wet; well-drained, loamy soil.
  • Growth Rate: Slow growth rate while establishing, fast thereafter.
  • Pruning: Prune to 12 inches in Spring as growth will start from ground again.
  • Size: 2 foot plumes
  • Comments: Protect in exposed sites. Winterize with a thick mulch in Zones 5 - 7. Grass-like foliage supports large plumes. Can be over-Wintered in Northern climates by covering the crown with baskets or hay. The safest method in Northern areas is to plant in a container such as a 1/2 whiskey barrel and place it in a greenhouse for Winter. Plant in a well-sheltered area.

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