Ivory Feathers® Dwarf Pampas Grass
Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila'
Once established water during dry spells.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
2350 Marketplace Drive Rochester NY 14623-6013
- The Garden Factory
2126 Buffalo Road Rochester NY 14624
- Henrietta Countrymax
4575 West Henrietta Rd. Henrietta NY 14623
3150 West Ridge Road Rochester NY 14626-3216
|Botanical Pronunciation||kor-ta-DEER-ia sel-o-AH-na|
|Lore||Although it is not considered sterile, Ivory Feathers® is noted as producing little to no viable seed.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Foliage reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide; plumes 8 to 10 ft. tall.|
|Design Ideas||Although native to the southern regions of South America, this beautiful, Dwarf Pampas Grass blends into a desert or Mediterranean landscape well. The ivory colored plumes reach well above the foliage and offer an architectural look around patios and ponds. Well suited as a visual barrier or hedge in the far reaches of the garden. Plant with other bold forms like Agave and Yucca or keep it the standout plant amongst evergreen shrubs and perennials.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established water during dry spells.|
|Companion Plants||Ninebark (Physocarpus); Spruce (Picea); Yucca (Yucca); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)|
Easily adapts to most soil types, provided they are well-drained. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Apply fertilizer in winter. Hard prune old foliage to the ground in late winter, before new growth emerges.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11