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Pampas Grass

 

Densely tufted, clump-forming, evergreen, perennial grass with arching mid-green leaves with sharp margins. In late summer, plume-like, silky silvery creamy white blooms flushed with pink appear on tall, thick, erect stems 8-10 ft. high.

Cortaderia selloana

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Rough, sharp edges

Leaf shape : Narrowly linear

Leaf color : Mid-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : Pyramidal to oblong panicles 18-36" on long stems up to 10 ft. tall.

Flower shape : Plume-shaped

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 5-10 ft.

Average size maturity height : 6-10 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 0 to 5 F( Z7a)

Sunset zone : 3-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes