General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 9 - 12 Feet
Plant Spread: 4 - 6 Feet
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Ravenna Grass
  • Hardy Pampas Grass
  • Plume Grass
  • Mvenra Grass
  • Italian Sugarcane
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Saccharum ravennae
  • Synonym: Erianthus ravennae

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dnrevel On March 13, 2021 Obtained plant
Winter Sowed, Swallowtail Gardens Seed, hardy to 6a
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