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 large 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.


  • Use as accent or in mass plantings
  • Bold look in the landscape; compact structure is useful in small gardens
  • Spectacular in large decorative containers
  • Showy, creamy white plumes
  • Elegant 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

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