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Ornamental Grasses - Saccharum

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Saccharum ravennae - Ravenna or Hardy Pampas Grass

Saccharum ravennae

Common name: Ravenna grass; Hardy pampas grass
Description: warm season; clump forming
Foliage - 3/4" wide blades; grey-green; 100-150 cm (40-60") tall
Flowers - pink then silver; late August; 350-450 cm (11-15') tall
Conditions: full sun; lean soil; not too much water; excessive moisture and fertile soil will cause the tall flower stems to lean and fall over.
Coldest zone: 5

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