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Hardy Pampas Grass Erianthus

Erianthus makes an excellent specimen plant all year. Airy, white plumes form in mid summer over green foliage. Leaves turn to bronze then red in fall. Plant can reach up to 10 feet tall. (Saccharum ravennae)

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Plant - 3.5" pot

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Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 60 -120" tall (5-10 feet), 48-72" wide (4-6 feet)
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Foliage plant all season. White plumes forms in mid summer and continue through fall.
Shipping: Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Hardy Pampas Grass Erianthus, Saccharum ravennae Erianthus, Hardy Pampas Grass
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SKU 33ORN
Common Name Hardy Pampas Grass
Botanical Name Saccharum ravennae Erianthus
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun
Mature Height 60 -120" tall (5-10 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread 48-72" wide (4-6 feet)
Bloom Time Foliage plant all season. White plumes forms in mid summer and continue through fall.
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Planting Season Spring / Summer
Soil Type Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Birds, Winter Interest, Hedge / Screen
Prohibited In California, Hawaii
Ships to Canada No
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Description
Saccharum ravennae "Erianthus" is a hardy variety of the popular White Pampas Grass that grows only in zones 7-10. This hardy variety will grow in colder regions down to a zone 4 and makes an excellent specimen plant all year. Erianthus grows to about 5 feet and then sends up airy, white plumes that can reach up to 10 feet tall. In fall it turns to bronze then red. A great addition to any garden.
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3.2

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        5.0

        Great Purchase

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        from Indianapolis, IN

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        Pros

        • Adorable
        • Hearty
        • Packaged well

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            Comments about American Meadows Hardy Pampas Grass Erianthus:

            Delivery was in time for planting! They are doing so well!

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            used as a green privacy fence

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            from Danville, IL

            Pros

            • Easy to Grow
            • Great For A Green Fence
            • Used With Flame Grass To

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                Comments about American Meadows Hardy Pampas Grass Erianthus:

                I planted 5 with 4 flame grasses in between each, and made a nice "Green" privacy fence.

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

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                from Nebraska

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                  Comments about American Meadows Hardy Pampas Grass Erianthus:

                  The plants arrived in nice packaging, with almost no dirt. Two of the plants were dead on arrival, the other parched and dried plants soon followed. Money was spent for two plants to survive < 1 week. I was shocked that this was what arrived. Total waste. Disappointing does not cover it.

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                  1.0

                  Plants did not thrive due to size

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                  from Tulsa Ok

                  Pros

                  • None

                  Cons

                  • Low Survival Rate

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                    Comments about American Meadows Hardy Pampas Grass Erianthus:

                    I received 5 tiny pampas grass plants. They were so small that they hardly survived being transplanted to a pot; would not have made it in the ground. After some growth in the pots, only one plant survived well enough to plant. Would not recommend.

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                    5.0

                    Great customer service

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                    from Denver, Colorado

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                          Comments about American Meadows Hardy Pampas Grass Erianthus:

                          Upon receiving the plant was dead. When I called about it I was quickly offered to either replace or refund. I opted to replace and it is now growing just fine.

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                          Shipping begins in mid April based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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