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Lavender Pampas Grass Seeds - 50 Count


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Lavender Pampas Grass Seeds
Cortaderia selloana
False River Rush, Bank Grass, Uruguayan Pampas Grass, Brazillian Pampas Grass

Short Description: Lavender Pampas Grass Seeds. This is the plant for you if you do not wish to wait for trees or shrubbery to grow into place. The plumes will be a nice bright Lavender color, not to deep, and very bright in the summer sun.
Details: Pampas grass is a large perennial grass native to Brazil, Argentina and Chile. Its common name is in obvious reference to the Argentine grasslands (the pampas) where it grows.It grows in large clumps eight to ten or more, feet high, bearing in late summer silvery-white, purple, reddish, bluish, or pinkish silken plumes which rise to a height of 12 plus feet, with proper care and fertilization, Pampas grass can grow to 18 feet. The plume-like inflorescence differs between male and female plants. Female plants produce plumes that are broad and full due to silky hairs covering the tiny flowers. Male plumes appear narrow and thin because of the absence of hair on the flowers. Pampas grass can be a very attractive and functional plant when used correctly in the landscape. It can be used as a specimen plant in isolated locations on large lawns. Because it grows very rapidly into a massive plant, pampas grass is an excellent screening plant for sunny locations. The plant will look great the first year, and after several years it will grow so large that it becomes a spectacular specimen in your landscape.
USDA Zones: 4b to 10b
Diameter: Grower dependent
Height: 12 Plus Feet
Spacing: Grower Dependent
Texture: Flower heads are fine and wispy, and leaves are willowy and follow the wind
Form: Open and airy, clustered in container plantings
Sun: Full Sun to partial shade
Water: Water as needed, suppport during drought, do not over water. (May be used in xeriscaping projects)
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Period: Mid-Spring to Late Summer/Early Fall
Flowers: Lavender Plumes - Up to 3 feet in length
Foliage: Reed-like leaves, long and curved
Foliage Color: Green during the season, turning Brown in late Fall
Fruit: Small seeds in plume
Fruit Color: N/A
Fruit Cones: N/A
Germination: Start sown on surface and covered by light covering of growing medium. Water as needed. If planting in container, must be divided prior to planting in permanent location.
Growth Habit: Perennial
Ecological Value: Provides cover, food source, and shelter for water fowl, ground animals and fish.
Native range: South America, Central America, and Southern United States
Home Uses: Art and Crafts
Soil pH: 5.5 to 7.2
Soil Type: Most soils, works well on banks, estuaries, and other water locations. If soil is compact, loose and amend properly prior to sowing.
Maintenance: Low, may be trimmed or clear cut at end of season, or prior to next season.
Seed Starting/Drirect Sowing: There are two prefered method for starting  Pampas Grass, eithe rin s a seed starting tray, or by direct sowing/seedin. Both method have high success rate sdue to the seeds high germination rate. The first method is: Using a seed starting tray, fill with a pre-moistened seed starting medium that drains well and place the  Pampas Grass seeds on top of the soil and gently press the seeds in. Keep the  Pampas Grass seeds moist until germination occurs. The tender  Pampas Grass plants will need to be re-potted into larger pots as they grow. The descond method is:Start the  Pampas Grass seeds directly outside in the very early spring, after danger of frost has passed. Prepare a seedbed, and press the seeds into the soil that has been worked with compost or other amended medium. Keep the  Pampas Grass seeds moist and covered with s thin layer of straw, clippings, or other material to keep wildlife and wind from dicsturbing the set. Water the grass with regularity, however, do not overwater.
Pests: None in general, however, localized pests may be present in some locations/situation.
Tolerate: Drought, black walnut, & air pollution.
Warnings: Plant has long leaves that pose a slight hazard due to sharp edges
Synonyms: Cortaderia argentea, Cortaderia dioica, Arundo selloana, Gynerium argenteum

  • Model: PAMPAS-LAV-50
  • Shipping Weight: 0.1lbs
  • 6522 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Various Sources

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This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 06 January, 2016.

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