Cortaderia selloana Pumila
Dwarf Pampas Grass
DetailsOne 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.
Flat of 9 plants will cover 27-36 square feet when planted together
HBLWD51 (Plant - 5" deep pot)
HBLWD09 (Flat of 9 Plants)
|Common Name||Dwarf Pampas Grass|
|Botanical Name||Cortaderia selloana Pumila|
|Zones||6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Mature Height||36-72" tall|
|Mature Spread||36-48" wide|
|Bloom Time||Mid to late summer|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|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)|
|Ideal Region||Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Expected ship week will display on the cart at checkout after you enter your zip code. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from Feb 25 through mid-June, warmest zones first.
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Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring, beginning in late February.
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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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