Instant garden drama…and wild horses!It wasn’t easy to get to the Pampas Grass plumes. The blades of the grass have sharp edges, so you had to wear gloves. But once you got hold of a thick plume stalk and cut it, you had the handsomest-tailed stick horse to ride in the whole neighborhood! All of the kids would be galloping around with the fluffy-plumed stalk between their legs yelling “Yee-haw!” and “Giddy-up!” at the top of their lungs.Of course, this was before video games and cell phones, but we bet that kids would still ride a pretend pony when it’s as gorgeous as this.Pink Pampas Grass (Cortaderia selloana ‘Rosea’) is as eye-catching as a stallion. It forms huge clumps of thick, flowing leaves that are beautiful and architectural on their own, but the real beauty is the foot-long sand-pink feathery plumes that grow up to 7 feet tall.If you want a quick, living hedge to cover a fence or block a view, you will love Pink Pampas Grass. It grows like there is no tomorrow. (So well, in fact, that some states have put it on the invasive species list, including Texas, California and Hawaii.) Make sure you plant it where you want it because it can be challenging to get rid of once it’s established.If you need an elegant statement plant that you can see across the garden, then you will love Pink Pampas Grass, too. They are stunning on a hill, reflected in a pond or marking the end of a path.Pink Pampas Grass is simple to grow in just about any soil and brings easy elegance to your yard. Order yours today!* Easy care grass from Argentina (Las Pampas) * Great for hedges, screens and borders * Drought tolerant* 4 season beauty* Fast grower.
The Dwarf Pampas Grass Jet Streams, Cortaderia selloana pumila ‘Jet Streams’, is a compact ornamental grass that is a great choice for smaller gardens. This dwarf pampas displays beautiful, 6 foot, ivory plumes in the fall. These plumes towers over a compact clumping grass.It is best to leave ‘Jet Streams’ stand over the winter before cutting it back hard in mid-spring. ‘Jet Stream’ pampas is a very good grower and more cold hardy than the species.Feed plants in early spring and again in early fall with all-purpose fertilizer. The newly planted ‘Jet Streams’ requires more frequent watering than established landscape plantings, so provide moderately fertile soil with good drainage.Useful as a specimen along walls and in corners, it can thrive in hot, full sun exposures. The showy, silvery-cream plumes feel silky to the touch and are perfect for use in dried arrangements. ‘Jet Stream’ is low maintenance and a very impressive perennial in the landscape, even in winter!* Cold hardy* Dwarf* Compact.
18″ of Silky Feathery PlumesPumila Dwarf Pampas Grass, Cortaderia selloana ‘Pumila’, is probably one of the most impressive perennials we grow!’Pumila’ is a dwarf pampas grass with huge 18 inch feathery white plumes. The showy, silvery-cream plumes feel silky to the touch and are perfect for use in dried arrangements. Cortaderia ‘Pumila’ is a very good grower and much more cold hardy than the species. ‘Pumila’ thrives in hot, full sun exposures and is especially useful as a specimen along walls and in corners.Plant it in moderately fertile soil with good drainage. Leave standing over the winter before cutting it back hard in early-spring.’Pumila’ is sterile and won’t re-seed itself. Protect crowns of young plants in winter. After this plant is established it can be divided in the spring.Use this plant as a border, mass plantings, dried flowers, for edging, and as a specimen.Beautiful and it is deer resistant!*Huge 18″ White Silky Plumes*Compact 5′ Clumping Form*Loves Heat and Sun.
Tall Grass that Can Grow Almost AnywhereThe Grass ‘Northern Pampas Grass’, Erianthus ravennae, grass is an outstanding large grass. The tall flower stalks of this grass stand well above the foliage . They can grow to 12′!.The foliage grows in an arching, fountain-like way. The silvery white flower stalks are good for drying and Northern Pampas grass makes an excellent specimen plant.Pampas Grass grows the best in sun filled places with somewhat damp ground. It also grows well along a small stream bank or in shallow moist ravines.An amazing feature about Pampas Grass is that it can live in almost any habitat. This grass can grow in hard, rocky areas, flooded areas, dry and damp ground plus its normal habitat.The leaves die during frosts in northern climates, but grow back in the spring.Northern Pampas grass has excellent fall and winter interest. They stand tall above most other perennials planted nearby. They also would make a great hedge or border plant.Allow the dormant plant to stand until early spring and then trim it back to the ground before new growth starts. They are drought tolerant once established.* Clumping 4′ Grass* White Plumes up to 12’* Can Grow Anywhere .
Southern Classic That Never Goes Out of StyleThe Grass ‘Pampas’, Cortaderia selloana, is a tall ornamental grass that is tropical in appearance, clump forming, with narrow medium-green heavily serrated leaves. With its impressive size, graceful aspect, durable toughness, and spectacular flowers, it is the most recognized plant in the landscape. The leaves are evergreen, long and slender, and are arranged in dense fountain-like clumps. The real show starts in midsummer when the spectacular white plumes suddenly erupt from the foliage and reach up to one foot long. The feathery plumes persist and the foliage turns golden brown when touched by frost and cold weather. ‘Pampas’ Grass is highly adaptable and can grow in a wide range of environments and climates. Provide full sun and fertile well-drained loamy soils; occasionally water during times of drought to keep plant looking good.* Fast Growing* Drought tolerant* Thrives in full sun.