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Dwarf Pampas Grass

 

Similar to the species but smaller. This miniature pampas grass has sharp-edged, narrow, grey-green foliage and forms dense evergreen clumps up to 6 ft. tall. Showy flower plumes are creamy-white and silky.

Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila' ('Ivory Feathers')

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf width : 1/2-3/4"

Leaf shape : Narrowly linear

Leaf color : Grey-green

Flower Characteristics

Flower notes : According to Randy Baldwin of San Marcos Growers, this variety was originally thought to be a sterile plant. It is now known to produce some viable seed.

Flower width : 6-8"

Flower shape : Plume-shaped

Flower color : White

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 4-6 ft.

Average size maturity height : 4-6 ft.

Cultural Information

Sunset zone : 3-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes