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Ivory Feathers® Dwarf Pampas Grass

Cortaderia selloana 'Pumila'

Pronunciation: kor-ta-DEER-ia sel-o-AH-na
SKU #02804
7-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A beautiful landscape specimen prized for its handsome fall flowers. The long stalks of dramatic, creamy white plumes are held above the dense clump of green foliage. This perennial grass is wind and drought tolerant, and provides a showy windbreak or screen. The smaller dwarf form is well-suited to smaller gardens and landscapes.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water during dry spells.
Blooms Fall
Mature Size Foliage reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide; plumes 8 to 10 ft. tall.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Privacy Screen, Windbreak
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.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Ninebark (Physocarpus); Spruce (Picea); Yucca (Yucca); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore Although it is not considered sterile, Ivory Feathers® is noted as producing little to no viable seed.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.