General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Plant Height: 5-10 feet (1.5-3 meters)
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: All species of the genus are characterized by sharp serrations on the leaves
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Tan
Bloom Size: Over 12"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Image
Common names
  • Uruguayan Pampas Grass
  • Silver Pampas Grass
  • Cortadera
  • Plumero de las Pampas
  • Paina

Photo Gallery
Location: Aberdeen, NC (Midway road)
Date: February 23, 2023
Pampas grass #179 nn; LHB p. 159, 25-60-1, "Greek, 'cutting' in r
Location: At home
Date: 2021-09-20

Date: 2019-11-10
Location: Beautiful California Coast
Date: 2014-05-02
THIS PLANT IS TAKING OVER OUR  CALIFORNIA COAST. DO NOT PLANT THI
Location: Quebrada del Condorito, Córdoba, Argentina
Date: 2021-05-01
Location: Fairfax, VA | September 2022
Date: 2022-09-10
Location: At home
Date: 2022-09-28
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-05-21
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2012-08-25 
Daytona Beach, Florida
Location: Kerrville, TX
Date: Sep 2003
Location: Greenwell Springs, La. 
Date: 2011-10-08
Location: My garden
Date: 2016-12-18
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2012-08-25
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2012-08-25
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Date: September
credit: Magnus Manske
Location: Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Date: September
credit: Magnus Manske
This plant is tagged in:
Image

Plant Events from our members
WebTucker On February 23, 2023 Obtained plant
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
It grows in my area. by yurikashtanov Jan 13, 2013 4:23 PM 3

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Zoia and is called "Flag Iris"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.