Dwarf Pampas Grass (Cortaderia Pumila) is one of our showiest ornamental grasses. It blooms in mid-summer with big, fluffy pure-white, sterile (non-seed producing) plumes.

Common Name

Dwarf Pampas Grass

Botanical Name

Cortaderia selloana Pumila


6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Flower Color


Mature Height

36-72" tall

Mature Spread

36-48" wide

Bloom Time

Mid to late summer

Ships As

Potted Plant

Soil Type

Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil

Soil Moisture

Drought Resistant / Waterwise, Average

Amount Of Rain

10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40" (with care)


Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)

Ideal Region

West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest

Planting Time

Spring / Summer, Fall



Dwarf Pampas Grass