Ornamental Grass Pampas Plume Pink - Ontario Seed Company
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Pampas Plume Pink Feather Ornamental Grass
Mature plants are absolutely stunning! Large plants 2-3m (6-9 ft.) tall with very ornamental silky pink plumes appear in late summer. This native of Argentina is a tender perennial that is reliably hardy in Zone 6b and up. In Zones 5 and colder, it will have to be potted up and brought indoors in order to survive the winter. The seed is very slow to germinate and it can take 3 to 4 years for the plant to reach its full size.
How to Grow
Easy to grow from seed but slow to germinate often requiring 30 days or more. Best started indoors in a soil-less mix in late fall through February. Keep the growing medium moist and germinate at 18-20C (65-70F). After that grow on under lights before hardening off and transplanting to a sunny site in the garden. Reaches full height in 3-4 years.
Approx. 100 seeds/pkt.