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Grass, Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila'

Grass, Dwarf Pampas

One of the most cold-hardy varieties of Pampas Grass, Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila' is also shorter and more compact than other varieties. Produces showy plumes of silvery-cream that can be used in dried flower arrangements. Wait until late winter, early spring to cut this grass back as the leaves are a protective mulch over the winter months. Use care as the leaves are razor-sharp! Very nice addition to the garden!


Hardy to Zone 5 with some winter cover.

Grass, Dwarf Pampas Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Prefers full sun in well-drained soil.

Height:

48-60 In

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Spread:

36-48 In

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Hardiness Zone:

5 - 10

Characteristics & Attributes for Grass, Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila'

Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Winter
Growth Habit
Clump Type
Height
> 36 Inches
Attributes
Focal Point
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Dried Flower
Specimen
Edging
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