Hardy Pampas Grass - Saccharum ravannae

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 color spikes change to a silvery plume for the winter giving an incredible show. Use as tall screen or a dramatic accent. Drought tolerant once established.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Dried Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Mass Planting
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
5-10'
Spread: 
24-36"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Fall
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
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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