Cortaderia selloana Pumila

Dwarf Pampas Grass

 
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Dwarf Pampas Grass (Cortaderia Pumila) is one of our showiest ornamental grasses. It blooms in mid-summer with big, fluffy pure-white, sterile (non-seed producing) plumes.

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$13.99
per plant - 5" deep pot
Zones 6 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
Average
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Shipping Shipping begins in late February based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first. Learn More…
Size Plant - 5" deep pot
SKU HBLWD51

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One of our showiest ornamental grasses, Dwarf Pampas Grass (Cortaderia Pumila) blooms in mid-summer with big, fluffy pure white, sterile (non-seed producing) plumes. This Argentinian native grass is outstanding as a specimen perennial or planted in linear beds along walls and fences. Tough and trouble-free, it is non-reseeding and safe to plant in the Mid-Atlantic states and other areas where regular pampas grass will spread.
SKU HBLWD51
Common Name Dwarf Pampas Grass
Botanical Name Cortaderia selloana Pumila
Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color White
Mature Height 36-72" tall
Mature Spread 36-48" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)
Advantages Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Prohibited In California
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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Shipping

Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first. Most plant orders will arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring 2017, beginning in late February.

Wildflower Seed & Grass Seed Orders ship within 2-3 days.

Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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