A picture of a Giant pampas grass

Giant pampas grass

Cortaderia selloana 'Silver Comet'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Half-hardy

10a

USDA zone

-1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.6m

Max

1.1m

1.4m

Min

90cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Giant pampas grass Overview

This perennial grass produces narrow, sharp-edged, recurved, grey-white leaves with silver margins. Plume-like panicles of creamy-white spikelets are borne in late summer.

How to propagate Giant pampas grass

Division

Best by division as seeds must be planted immediately after maturity.

Seed

Other uses of Giant pampas grass

Border, dried arrangements, cutting bed, foliage, ornamental