Pampas Grass (Cortaderia)

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Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 8 to 12 feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Cream
Bloom Size: Over 12"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Location: Fort Worth, TxDate: 2014-05-22
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Location: Fort Worth, TxDate: 2014-05-22
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Posted by vic (North Carolina) on Dec 7, 2013 9:12 AM

Seeds should be grown in vermiculite and watered from bottom as they are highly susceptible to damping-off.

Roots can be dug before first frost and stored in a cool and dry environment.

Divide in early spring.

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