Grass, Hardy Pampas


Description: Large, clumping Ornamental Grass with very showy, silvery-white plumes borne atop sturdy, erect, reddish stems. Flower tower above gray-green, mounding, foliage in late summer.

Common Name: Hardy Pampas Grass

Scientific Name: Saccharum ravennae

Type: Perennial, Ornamental Grass

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 8-10′ height, 4-6′ spread

Foliage Color: Grey/Green

Bloom Color: White Plumes

Bloom Period: August – September

Landscape Use: Screen, Hedge, Winter Interest

Soil: Well-Drained. Excessive moisture & fertilizer will cause the foliage to fall over

Zone: 5 – 10

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants: Evergreen plants, Grasses, Aster, Pincushion Flower. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.


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