Zone Map 6-10

Growth Cycle

Growth Cycle - Warm Growth Cycle - Warm Warm
Bloom: Bloom Season Scale
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Late Summer


  • Drought Tolerant


  • Growth rate: medium
  • Grows best in large pots because of size of mature plants
  • Grow in well-drained soil
  • Watering needs: keep moist, but not wet
  • Fertilizing: use a slow-release, medium-rate fertilizer
  • Possible pests: aphids
  • Overwintering: does best in cold frame with clear poly; do not overwater

*Note: please adapt these suggestions as needed to accommodate your local conditions.


  • Beautiful blue foliage
  • Has profuse, showy blooms
  • Compact structure is useful in small gardens
  • Spectacular in large decorative urns
  • Plumes lend drama and height to floral arrangements
  • More cold hardy than most Pampas Grasses (Zone 6)
  • Great anchor for a corner spot in the garden
  • Thrives in hot sun; evergreen in warmer climates
  • May mature at a faster rate than other Pampas Grasses

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