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Pampas Grass Pink Feather

 
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Pink Feather ornamental grass will create a spectacular, dramatic statement wherever planted. This Pampas Grass is extremely easy to grow and can reach heights of eight feet or taller. (Cortaderia selloana)

Zones 7 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Birds
Attract Birds
Winter Interest
Winter Interest
Hedge / Screen
Hedge / Screen
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 72-84" tall (6-7 feet), 48-72" wide (4-6 feet)
Bloom Time Foliage plant all season. Pink plumes forms in mid summer and continue through fall.
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU 1ORN

Plant Information

Pampas Grass is the world-famous plant that creates a monumental specimen clump, 8 ft. tall or taller, wherever it grows. In either pink or white, any planting of this grass creates a very dramatic effect. The huge plumes are often dried and used in large vases for interior decorating.

The name Pampas comes from the region of South America (Argentina) which is a huge area of rangeland called The Pampas. It is a major region for the raising of Argentina's famous beef cattle.

Not Recommended for California: The California Native Plant Society warns about the invasive qualities of another species of pampas grass in regions along the California coast and on nearby Pacific islands. This species, Cortederia selloana is not as invasive as other varieties, C. jubata, but still considered a risk for those areas.

SKU 1ORN
Common Name Pampas Grass Pink Feather
Botanical Name Cortaderia selloana Pink Feather
Zones 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements Full Sun
Mature Height 72-84" tall (6-7 feet)
Estimated Mature Spread 48-72" wide (4-6 feet)
Bloom Time Foliage plant all season. Pink 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 Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Birds, Winter Interest, Hedge / Screen
Prohibited In California, Hawaii
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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American MeadowsPampas Grass Pink Feather
 
2.7

(based on 7 reviews)

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20%

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Cons

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Best Uses

  • Outdoors (4)
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5.0

Hardy pampas grows quick

By 

from grand Island Ny

About Me Getting Started

Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Lawn
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Pampas Grass Pink Feather:

    Very nice healthy hardy pampas!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    1.0

    Not even a 3

    By 

    from Indiana

    Verified Reviewer

    Comments about American Meadows Pampas Grass Pink Feather:

    They sent a clump of grass smaller than the 3" container. And it hadn't even been watered. Only 1 blade of grass is alive and it is questionable if it will survive at all.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Would buy again

    By 

    from st.Petersburg Fl.

    About Me Casual Hobbyist

    Pros

    • Reliable Growth

    Cons

    • Still young no blooms yet

    Best Uses

    • Border Control
    • Containers

    Comments about American Meadows Pampas Grass Pink Feather:

    Love the pampas grass we have it in white and can't wait to see beautiful pink. Blooms look great in a vase .

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    slow grower

    By 

    from rotterdam ny

    About Me Getting Started

    Pros

    • Attractive

    Cons

    • Small In Size

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about American Meadows Pampas Grass Pink Feather:

    this item did not grow well last year is coming up this year

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Oklahoma Harsh WinterTakes Grass

    By 

    from Oklahoma

    About Me Master Gardener

    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions

    Cons

    • Small In Size

    Best Uses

    • Lawn
    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Pampas Grass Pink Feather:

    Six snows and very bitter cold was too much for the Pink Pampas Grass, however, the other Pampas Grass I ordered is coming out beautifully this Spring. It may be more hardy than the Pinks.
    Thanks,
    Mary A WEbb

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Failure

    By 

    from Wheeling, West Virginia

    About Me Getting Started

    Pros

    • Unhealthy

    Cons

    • Unattractive

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors

    Comments about American Meadows Pampas Grass Pink Feather:

    I purchased this item in 2009 and seemed to progress well. At the start of the spring 2010 the plant has died.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    It did not Pink it ended up White

    By 

    from Auburn, Ga

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Hardy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoors

      Comments about American Meadows Pampas Grass Pink Feather:

      I put it near my Mailbox and it. It looks great during the summer time

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

      To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

      • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
      • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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