Hardy Northern Pampas Grass - Erianthus ravennae (Saccharum)

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Giant ornamental grass with dense green foliage near the base. Tall bamboo shoot like stems reach high above the foliage to produce the flowers. The tan colour spikes change to a silvery-white plume for the winter giving an incredible show. Use as tall screen or a dramatic accent.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Mass Planting
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Modern
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
10-20'
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Deer Resistant
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Narrow
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 5
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Grow in well drained, fertile soil. Drought tolerant once established. Feed in spring with an all purpose feilizer prior to new growth. Cut to ground in spring. Needs heat to begin growing in the spring. Divide in spring as needed to maintain plant vigor.

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