Cortaderia sellona ‘Pumila’

Pampas Grass, Dwarf Pampas Grass

Mature Height: 4-6 feet

Mature Width: 3-4 feet

USDA Hardiness Zone Range: 7-11

Water Requirements: Average

Shade Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Shade

 

Cortaderia sellona is a compact Pampas Grass that is perfect for gardens that are medium in size. This beautiful showy grass is native to South America. Key features include; magnificent, dense tussocks of arching, narrow gray-green leaves that are gracefully topped from late summer to mid winter by huge, silky, creamy white plumes. It is important to assure that the location is appropriate due to the fact that Cortaderia sellona can spread and may be considered invasive. This showy perennial requires very little care and is extremely versatile and can create dramatic backdrops. In addition it is ideal in landscape where it provides texture, color, and contrast. Overall this beautiful grass creates a naturalistic blissful meadow.